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Learn about each of the state and federal loan programs below. If you have any questions, please contact us to find out more.

  • Farm Service Agency (FSA) is a federal government program that helps provide a safety net benefit to farmers and ranchers by guaranteeing farm loans up to 95% against possible loss of principal and interest
  • Designed to help both new and established family-sized farms receive financing
  • Competitive low rates to meet a wide range of agricultural needs:
    • Land
    • Livestock
    • Equipment
    • Building construction
    • Farm improvements
    • General farm operating and input costs
  • Helpful, customized service throughout the entire process
  • Eligibility standards apply
  • Rural Finance Authority (RFA) is one of Minnesota's agricultural lending arms enacted in order to develop the state's agricultural resources
  • Secure terms and conditions not typically available otherwise
  • Typically lower rates than charged by other private lenders
  • A wide range of programs available for specific purposes — each with individual borrower criteria and other details:
    • Basic Beginning Farmer
    • Seller-assisted
    • Agricultural Development Bond
    • Agricultural Improvement
    • Restructure II
    • Livestock Expansion
    • Value-added Stock
    • Disaster Recovery
    • Methane Digester
    • Livestock Equipment
    • Pilot Agricultural Microloan Program
  • Detailed service from start to finish
  • Knowledgeable staff available to answer any questions you might have
  • Eligibility standards apply