Agri-Business Loans State & Federal Programs

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) Guaranteed Loans
  • 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 & 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) Loans
  • Rural Finance Authority (RFA) is one of Minnesota's agricultural lending arm 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