Direct and guaranteed ownership and operation loans for family-size farms and ranches.
FSA makes direct and guaranteed farm ownership (FO) and operating loans (OL) to family-size farmers and ranchers who cannot obtain commercial credit from a bank, Farm Credit System institution, or other lender. FSA loans can be used to purchase land, livestock, equipment, feed, seed, and supplies. Our loans can also be used to construct buildings or make farm improvements. Specific programs include:
Beginning Farmers and Ranchers Loans
Direct Farm Loans
Emergency Farm Loans
Guaranteed Farm Loans
Socially Disadvantaged Farmers and Ranchers Loans