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Farm Loan Programs

 
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Loans
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The Agency targets a portion of its loan funds to small and Beginning Farmers and Ranchers (BF). A beginning farmer is defined as one who:

 
  • Has not operated a farm or ranch for more than 10 years
  • Does not own a farm or ranch greater than 30 percent of the average size farm in the county as determined by the most current Census for Agriculture
  • Meets the loan eligibility requirements of the program to which he/she is applying
  • Substantially participates in the operation

 
We encourage you to contact your local office or USDA Service Center to learn more about our programs and the information you will need for a complete application. To locate your local FSA office, click here or find a listing in the telephone directory in the section set aside for governmental/public organizations under the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Farm Service Agency. Our local FSA offices will be happy to provide you with further information and a loan application.

 

 

 

 

 

 


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