If you’re dreaming of a future in farming, AgCredit can help make it a reality with our AgStart program.
Our program is designed to meet the unique needs of farmers who are:
We offer dependable, constructive financing and services to AgStart farmers for their ongoing business needs. You can rely on our account officers because they have a deeply rooted understanding of agriculture and the many challenges involved in beginning a new farm operation, transferring an existing operation or expanding into new commodities or territories. We are the agricultural lending experts! Check out the three different AgStart loan programs to find one that meets your needs:
AgGrow Loans (for farm operators) – An AgStart program created for farmers who are making their first or second farmland purchase or first or second contract livestock building purchase. This program offers:
AgGrow Loans (for non-farm operators – landlords) – An AgStart program designed for farmers who desire to purchase farmland to continue or expand their family farm legacy or for a long-term investment in our agriculture communities. Benefits of this program include:
AgNiche Loans (for non-traditional/niche farms) – Intended for farmers running a non-traditional operation. Program benefits include:
If you’re ready to make your farming dream a reality, AgCredit is ready to help you. Our account officers will be glad to review your situation and give you expert advice on the financial programs that may work best for you. We work closely with many government and farm organizations, including the USDA FSA Guarantee Program, to assist farmers in getting started and staying in business.
Do the math to see what your payment might be, based on the duration and size of your loan. View our calculator.
Producers in these categories include those who are: