USDA updates farm loan programs to increase equity
Last updated 3/30/2022 at 7:52am
from U.S. Department of Agriculture
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture is updating its farm loan programs to better support current borrowers, including historically underserved producers. These improvements are part of USDA’s commitment to increase equity in all programs, including farm loans that provide important access to capital for covering operating expenses and purchasing land and equipment.
“USDA remains committed to examining barriers faced by all borrowers, especially those in economic distress, new and beginning, socially disadvantaged or otherwise u...