FSA’s Direct Farm Ownership loans provide farmers and ranchers the opportunity to:
- Purchase farmland
- Construct and repair buildings
- Make farm improvements
FSA loan officers are responsible for every aspect of the loan application process, and funding is provided through Congressional appropriation.
There is no minimum loan amount. The maximum loan amount for a Direct Farm Ownership Loan is $300,000. There is no required down payment. All applicants for direct FO loans must have participated in the day-to-day management of a farm or ranch for at least 3 years.
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.
REMINDER: This listing is a free service of MaineLandCAN.
Farm Ownership Loans is not employed by or affiliated with the Maine Land Conservation Assistance Network, and the Network does not certify or guarantee their services. The reader must perform their own due diligence and use their own judgment in the selection of any professional.
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USDA Farm Service Agency