Microloans Updated:01/2015


Microloans are direct farm operating loans with a shortened application process and reduced paperwork designed to meet the needs of smaller, non-traditional, and niche type operations. Apprentice and mentorship programs, non-farm business experience, and farm labor experience are acceptable alternative solutions for helping to meet farm experience and managerial requirements.

FSA Microloan application forms can be obtained from the local FSA office or can be downloaded and printed
from the USDA website. The following form must be completed:


Contact Microloans

USDA Farm Service Agency

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