Doug Harper, a fifth-generation farmer, moved to the Texas Gulf Coast area in 2012, looking forward to the potential for increasing corn, cotton, milo, and watermelon production there. When challenges arose this past year, a USDA program enabled Harper to recover. See his story and more on the FSA FencePost.
Your FSA Farm Loan Compass booklet provides information regarding the responsibilities of FSA loan borrowers and available loan servicing options.
FSA offers disaster assistance and low-interest loan programs to assist agricultural producers in their recovery efforts during qualifying natural disasters. If you are a farmer or rancher impacted by recent disasters, contact your USDA Service Center today.
To reach small, niche, and underserved producers, including those in urban areas, Micro Lenders may offer customers up to $50,000 on EZ Guaranteed Loans to finance their farm operations.
Lenders may now request EZ Guarantees on applications up to $100,000 for farm operating or farm ownership purposes. This means less paperwork, less analysis, and streamlined financial underwriting.
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