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Young, Beginning & Small Farmer Loans

Thinking about starting a farm or expanding? Let Farm Credit help.

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Special financing for young, beginning and small farmers

Do any of the following apply to you? 

  • 35 years of age or less
  • Farming for 10 years or less in your own operation
  • Less than $250,000 in annual gross farm sales

If so, we have good news! Farm Credit understands the unique challenges you face and has special financing options designed with your needs in mind. We also work closely with other agricultural agencies and organizations to offer educational opportunities and lending support to help you succeed.

Loans for

  • Startup capital
  • Equipment
  • Land acquisition
  • Operating expenses
  • Livestock
  • Transferring the family farm

We can help you understand the potential benefits of obtaining a guarantee for your loan and, if desired, guide you through the process.

Farm Credit supports agriculture

Through our outreach programs, Farm Credit helps not only young, beginning, and small farmers but also minority and veteran farmers and promotes an understanding of agriculture and a passion for its future.

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Ready to get started?

Apply below to let Farm Credit help you grow your farm operation.

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"There are so many variables in farming…it only takes one bad year to mess you up, so you need to surround yourself with people who understand that about agriculture, especially when it comes to the people who loan you money. I saw that quality in Farm Credit."

Levi Findley

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