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:

REMINDER: This listing is a free service of MaineLandCAN.
Microloans 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.


Contact Microloans

USDA Farm Service Agency

Service Area

National Program