USDA Farm Loan Programs

If you want to own a farm, you can turn to USDA farm loan programs in case you need funding. It can be hard to start a farm from scratch because there are so many expenses that you need to attend to.

With the appropriate loan program, you can already start a farm without having any problems with regards to funding.

Loan Opportunities

If you’re planning to start your own farm, you may want to secure one of the USDA farm loan programs. New farmers can receive loans as long as they are qualified. As you can see, it can be difficult to secure loans especially if you’re a beginner. You can consult the FSA or Farm Service Agency because it might be able to help you in securing the needed loan. If you need credit, you can count on FSA. Congress provides the needed funds to the FSA and in turn, the agency approves loans of qualified farmers. You will need to apply for the loan on time because after September 1 (every year), the loans will now be offered to non beginners.

Qualifications

Commercial lenders also offer guaranteed loans but if you secure the USDA loan, you can enjoy the low rates because it is already a form of assistance. If you’re not able to secure funding from other lenders or agencies, you can turn to USDA. To qualify, you need to have a farm that is already running for about three years but not over 10 years. You will need to participate in the borrower training given by the agency. The farmland should not be owned by you or if in case you own it, the size should not exceed 30% of the average size of farm in your country. The USDA will also require you to provide labor in the day to day operations of the farm as well as in the management. You should have adequate experience and education in managing a farm.

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Since the federal sources are scarce, you will need to make a down payment. The loans are limited and so you must submit an application as soon as the fiscal year of the government begins. The loan should be amortized for about 30 years. You can also avail of the direct farm ownership program or the operating loan assistance. These loan programs are also offered by USDA. If you want to know more about these loan programs, you will simply contact your country’s Department of Agriculture. You can reach them online or you can also send them mail.

The fact remains that a lot of would-be farmers lack the funds for startup. Real estate properties are very expensive these days and depending on the type of farm that you want to establish, you will need to purchase other materials and equipment. Secure the most appropriate loan program now so that you can start with your own dream farm.

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  • Michael Collins said on December 29, 2009
    Kihiihi, Kanungu, Uganda, East Africa. At the moment, I have about 30 goats on a small piece of land at my country home as a sample. I am an employee in a telecom company - MTN Uganda. I have seen that goat farming could be so rewarding and meaningful to the community I leave in. I would want to know how you can fund my project in this far part of the world. There is enough potential and underutilized land that can be used for the project. Should you want more details, please do not hesitate to contact me or check the website for Uganda Investment Authority.
  • Mrs. Fasanya Tawa said on April 6, 2010
    I want USDA Farm Loan Programs to facilitate my catfish farm located at Parafa in Ikorodu Lagos State, Nigeria. I am a civil servant. Already breading on 500pcs catfish. Thanks
  • Michael Kennard said on April 27, 2010
    Starkville Mississippi. i've grew up on a farm but I've never had anything in my name. I've got all the qualifications except the fsa is saying I had to have been farming within the last year....I can't get started if I can't get a loan.....please help......
  • Isaiah Ogundipe said on May 11, 2010
    I want USDA farm loan to bring my vision of farming to reality. I graduated as Animal Health & production technologist & since then I've being working as manager from farm to farm in western Nigeria & since then I've not been able to set the quality of farm that I want, I'm now in Warri, Delta state Nigeria in spirit to own a viable poultry farm & feed-mill for livestock & aquaculture. I will appreciate it if my dream can come to reality thru USDA farm loan
  • maphoka Letseka said on June 21, 2010
    i want USDA to help me reach my farming goal. I have graduated as an animal scientist from university of Lesotho, since then i had never been employed my wish is to have my own farm and help other Basotho. I will appreciate your help
  • Trudy said on July 19, 2010
    Have got 200 acres of land. Interested in agriculture - farming cereals or legumes commercially. Can anyone even from Africa benefit from USDA loans? I need support/assistance to acquire farm machinery for this project. Advise
  • James green said on July 21, 2010
    James green, Washington county, Maryland. I grew up on a dairy farm and are still involved by helping a friend when not driving a milk truck and making hay and taking care of some crops that I put out on about 50 acres. I would like to start milking cows on my own but when you talk about it I think they give you the stipulations of a beginning farmer.
    1. Have u every culled cows from the herd
    2. Have you figured and order supplies for the farm including feed.
    3.made decisions on paying bills
    doing All of this in the past year. this makes you a beginning farmer ? PLEASE HELP!!!
  • Suzan said on August 23, 2010
    Have got 350 Broilers and 10pigs, i take care of them by my self. Am very much interested in Agriculture it's my dream please help me fulfill my dream. I would like to expand but i don't have enough land. I Started this business in 2007 HELP! Am From Entebbe, Wakiso District, Uganda
  • Henry Ezeakunne said on August 26, 2010
    I want USDA to finance my fish farming project, i have already started, i have sold about 2500 pieces and have more in the pond now. my farm is at Onithsa, Anambra State, Nigeria. how do i apply for the loan.
  • AMECHI GODSWILL said on October 5, 2010
    I am a catfish farmer located at Obeama Asa community in Oyigbo L.G.A of Rivers state, Nigeria. I have a farm of 10 thousand capacity and have tested the business to confirm the viability. Presently I am looking for loan to operate my farm to the fullest as I am certain to pay back what ever I take within a year. I really wish that USDA can save this noble project and help me accomplish my dream of creating my own environment.
  • Britten Rageth said on January 24, 2011
    I am an 18 year old senior in high school from Nebraska and farming has been my dream since age 4 1/2, When i drove my first tractor and I need financing to start an AMERICAN farm. I feel that I am the perfect criteria for a loan because I am a man with a plan. How do I get a start up farming loan?
  • Wellington Moyo said on January 31, 2011
    I am a 30 year old Zimbabwean with access to 20 hactres of fertile land,. I would very much love to do vegetable production ie onions,
  • Kabyoma Ishabakaki said on February 18, 2011
    Kabyoma Ishabakaki, Bukoba, Tanzania. I want USDA to finance me on sugarcane farming, I want to develop 300 acres of land into sugarcane plantation and use the yields to produce sugar by small sugar processing plant. This will create job opportunities and decrease poverty to local people in the surrounding villages
  • Henry Mwenesi said on March 11, 2011
    I need assistance in developing a RAS fish farm project in Kenya. I already have two tanks total size 7000 gallons, pump and filtration units. I need some technical assistance as well as funding to start the project.
  • Borhan Uddin said on April 1, 2011
    I want to establish a organic vegetable Garden in Bangladesh. Now I need Loan from USDA to do this immediately.
  • Kaji Jebun Nahar said on April 1, 2011
    I have a small Dairy farm in Bangladesh. I want to extend this farm. So I need much Capital. For this May I get a loan.
  • Ayoola Ahmed Oluwasegun said on June 7, 2011
    I need assistance in expanding my catfish farming. I am into hatchery and grow out.And i also train people to become a professional fish farmer.I just funding in expanding my scope of business.
  • amjad said on August 14, 2011
    I need assistance in developing my farm. Its area is around 6 - 7 kanals. I am interested in sheep forming or poultry. I need capital
  • john olukunle f. omolaja said on August 17, 2011
    I am a graduate of Animal Health and Husbandry from Obafemi Awolowo University in 1988. I want to expand my layer breeder farm of about 1000birds and commercial layers farm of 500birds. I have over 20years experience in livestock industry.
  • Daniel Murunga said on October 1, 2011
    Am a watermelon farmer in Kenya in warmer areas of coast province,under irrigation, am targeting an 10acres.With assistance i can do better.am i have the relevant training.
  • Jonathan Saavedra said on December 15, 2011
    I want to start a lobster cultured farming here in my country Philippines but am lacking of financial assistance. if you can help me to have enough capital i can supply a lobsters unlimited. u can contact me using this no.09066539120
  • Bryan Barefoot said on December 21, 2011
    Wayne county Mississippi south of Waynesboro. I'm wanting to get started in meat rabbit production, i have check into finding a place to sell my rabbits and i have to property and the facility but need help in getting started building cages and getting feed and vet set up can you help. i have started to put together a business plan and can forward it to you if needed. Thanks
  • romeo serna jr. said on February 5, 2012
    sir i want your help about the loan of USDA i have a little fishing boat and a almost 16 hectare of land area this is a rice and corn product or anything we can planting. but the problem is we cannot sale properly this product is because of very far from the city almost 10 hrs travel going to manila but its very good land area. this location part of mindoro philippines so please help me for this matter thanks and god bless more power.
  • Isaac kurgat said on March 18, 2012
    I want USDA loan to expand my poultry farming. I have 5 acre piece of land, in Nandi County, Kenya. I am self employed in rearing my chicken. please assist me to acquire that loan.
  • milton kalenga said on March 23, 2012
    Am a Zambian located in central province who has a big dam and an average piece of land next to the dam and I am interested in starting fish farming and was wondering if there any facilities from USDA for founding such a programme
  • James expert adviser said on March 24, 2012

    @milton kalenga, i don't think USDA has any such plans in Zambia...

    Jestin James
    Startup Biz Hub - Senior Advisor (Staff)

  • AGBAKEDIO ISRAEL said on March 27, 2012
    I currently have a cat fish farm in rivers state nigeria but small,i need the assistance of USDA so that i can take it to an industrial level.cat fish farming is one of the fastest growing business in nigeria.
  • Isabirye David said on April 20, 2012
    Am a Ugandan located in eastern part of the country i have a big dam that am trying to use for fish farming. and I am interested in starting a big fish farm so am requesting if USDA can fund this project.
  • Vincent Miyienda said on May 18, 2012
    Am kenyan located in the rift olo rongai area of Nakuru of rift valley province, currently i am involved in the farming of maize and beans, i need assistance to help me in my farming activities, i am requesting USDA to fund me
  • Ibukun Bolaji said on June 17, 2012
    I've been involved in cat fish rearing for a couple of years, and have had a minimum of 2,000 fishes annually. I am at a stage where I want to expand my scope and not just rear but process and export. But I need funding to increase my pond capacity and get processing equipment. my farm land is in Ibadan, Nigeria. Please, how do I get funding from USDA.
  • Ola said on July 14, 2012
    we are a cooperative society planning about 1000 hectares of soy beans and castor oil seed plantation in Nigeria, we would be glad if USDA could fund the project for us and in the next few months,you will find it a viable project.
  • Opone, Isaac said on July 26, 2012
    I have been managing a farm of my own for the past three years on my family land.Maize,cassava and plantain are the major crops.Two years ago I started Cat fish farming after securing my personal land and construction of concrete fish ponds capable of raising 15,000 fish semi annually. Inadequate fund has been my problem. Hence I have not been able to raise more than 5,000 fish in a single batch thereby under utilizing the carrying capacity of my pond. My farm location is Etua- Etiti in Ndokwa West LGA Delta State. How can I be assisted by USDA for this project. Please advise. Isaac.
  • alex galvan said on July 31, 2012
    hi my name is alex from the philippines,currently i work for a telecoms company. my dad owns 1.5 hectares of farmland that i would like to invest in. i've got a few ideas like planting maize and rice, depending on the season. part of the land i'd like to dedicate into feeds production, as i plan in developing a small goat and duck farm too.i already have a very good location to build the housing for the animals, i just need equipment to start everything...hope you could hear out and realize one guy's lifelong dreams this part of the world.
  • MD. IMTIAZ KABIR BIPU said on August 2, 2012
    I am 24 years old.I'm a student and farming has been my dream since age 12 , When i drove my first poultry farm and I need financing to start a new farm. I feel that I am the perfect criteria for a loan because I am a man with a plan. How do I get a start up farming loan? My proposed business location : NILPHAMARI, RANGPUR, Bangladesh .
  • Ossai Heartrest said on August 4, 2012
    Utagba Uno, Kwale , Delta, Nigeria. How do I have access to this loan. I want to venture into cultivation of plantain, I just got a business name registered with the Corporate Affairs Commission in my country, Nigeria as Apopex Nigeria. Plantain has an increasing demand per day in our local market, there is the need to provide this agricultural produce to strike a balance between the demand and the suppliers. If I can have access to a soft loan for start up, it has a long way to contribute to both local and international development especially in the area of agriculture. I look forward to hear from you.
  • emmanuel oganwu said on August 22, 2012
    i am Emmanuel Oganwu from Delta state please how do i have access to this loan. I am in to fish farming in to hatchery of clarias garipinus catfish. my farm is in benin city edo state i have been into fish farming for three years now and i have been managing it well but i need to expand it so i need fund that is the problem i am facing now. I can send pictures of my farm if need be thanks. i look forward to hear from your people.
  • Rabbani fish farm said on August 22, 2012
    I've a tilapia fish farm in Bangladesh. which is situated in Vill- Budhe, Police station- Purbodhala, Netrokona (Area 33 Acre) Beside the Main road. 4 hour distance from Dhaka city. Well reputed Fish Farm, Need Idea to culture of Local Fish, cat fish.
  • Frederick Asare said on August 23, 2012
    I have a rabbit farm with about 40 rabbits as part time business but now i want to expand it to a full commercial business. I am currently working as an IT support staff in a Company but would like to go completely into Commercial Rabbit Farm. I am in Ghana and have lands at various part of the Country to support the large scale farming. I have registered my Farm (Rizinsun Farms). I need serious aid and business partners
  • NGABIRANO ARTHUR said on September 9, 2012
    I have a piece of land in a strategic place in Entebbe near Kasenyi landing site Uganda. I propose to start a Pig and poultry farming and use their waste products to produce Biogas. hence, three outcome at once can be on market. I need advice, plan of construction, funding while guiding me production so that my request is fulfilled and funders confirm the success.
  • Wale Deji said on September 13, 2012
    I am a fresh graduate from Nigeria. Please I need funding for my dream poultry farming. Thank you for a favorable response. I am from Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria.
  • Abbas A. Lawan said on September 15, 2012
    Hello USDA Farm Loan Programmers, I write to inquire how can I obtain your soft loan in order to under go the longing opportunity of poultry farming which appears to be a marketable business in Katsina - Katsina State Nigeria. And I hope you will include my name among those who will receive your training. while awaiting your positive response, please accept my WORM REGARDS.
  • omotosho olusegun said on September 16, 2012
    Am segun from nigeria am from ilesa in osun state I ave some pieces of land farming on it but am i need of a loan I will want usda farm loan to bring my vision of farming to reality and i will be happy if you can grant me a loan fenzs. Am segun from ilesa in osun state. I will be looking forward for your reply sir
  • Ekpe Stephen said on September 20, 2012
    I am a small skill fish farmer in ghana, i have acquired two hectors of land to expand and also construct some ponds on it, i have made my budget for the two ponds, feeds, and the fingerlings, I try my best to fined money for the project but could not. I try many of the banks but the interest were too much so i decided to seek for help on net when i came across your address to apply for your assistance to loan me 15000 US dollars with your conditions and will be paid withing a year thank you.
  • Obisesan oladayo said on September 21, 2012
    i am a nigerian and i am based in ibadan, oyo state, nigeria. i have a fish breeding experience of 6 years and i wish to apply for a loan to expand my hatchery by extending it to other parts of the country
  • IGENE EROMOSELE G said on September 26, 2012
    I need help to start my own fish farm. i live in benin city. EDO St
  • olaglo farm said on October 2, 2012
    Am an experienced poultry and pig farmer and very experience in fish farming. i have my own land, have started my farming for pig and poultry, how can USDA fund my project wit loan and am really ready to fetch them something big from this golden opportunity. olaglo farm ogbomoso oyo state
  • chigozie dilinye said on October 5, 2012
    my name is chigozie dilinye. my father own a poultry farm in the village. but right now am in the city "awka" about to finish my university. i want to start my own poultry farm independent of father. so i need loan to start up mine, i have got a place to use. just need loan to start. i live in awka, anambra state, nigeria. thanks. my phone number is 07039095281
  • Raheem Hakeem said on October 6, 2012
    I have 5 hector land for cassava and goat production, at ibeju lekki, lagos. Nigeria. have been in system for good 3 years. I will appreciate your help.
  • Fidelis Mugasha said on October 8, 2012
    Faith Aquaculture Services is a company dealing in commercial fish production on a 13 acre fish farm based in Kidimu Kibaha District, Pwani Region, Tanzania. Currently we operate a fish hatchery producing high quality Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) fingerlings and breed to maturity table size tilapia fish for sale to the insatiable Market. We are adding on our products the processing and supply of good quality Nile tilapia feed products, happas and others to fish farmers in the region. We are seeking funding to expand our business to include the extension of the hatchery and laboratory, construction of at least 12 more fish ponds, processing of quality fish pellets for fish pond owners in the region and for processing table fish and other value –added fish products. The base of Faith Aquaculture Services (FAS) activities will continue to be at the farm at Kidimu, Lumumba, Kibaha District where we expect to progressively increase the production of fingerlings and fish yield over the next 3 years.
  • SAMSON MUSSA said on October 13, 2012
    I am a Tanzanian gentleman aged 30 years old. I have a plan of becoming a great farmer in Africa, located in Tanzania. where over 100 hectares to be cultivated both cash crops and food crops. i am looking for a grants of 3-5 tractor in order to implement this plan early of December 2012. Many information will be provided during the submission of the project proposal. Currently a Mathematics teacher in secondary school, teaching mathematics and Geography. Thanks in advance
  • Philip said on October 15, 2012
    Hi, my name is philip, i have a catfish farm in sango-ota, ogun state, nigeria. Please i want to know if i can benefit from usda loan program. I've being in the business for over 3 years but funding has been a major challenge. The business is very lucrative and has a short payback period. I look forward to receiving your reply soon. Thanks
  • Joseph Devuz Ssekiziyivu said on October 17, 2012
    I have 100 acres of land in MUBENDE along Mubende Fort Portal Highway ready to be utilized if funding is available. I would have posted some pictures here but there is no option to do so. I am looking forward to team up with interested parties to develop this land and other areas or acquiring a loan is welcome. Anyone interested contact me for more information.
  • wuraola gbolagunte said on October 18, 2012
    I am a poultry farmer located in Ibadan Oyo state of Nigeria. I currently have 2,600 layers on my farm and i want to find out how i can access the usda farm loan to expand my poultry business
  • Muvengi Learnmore said on October 19, 2012
    I stay at No 28 Harare Drive Marlborough East Harare. I do my farming at plot No 58 Changwe 'A' Murewa.
  • jude kasasa said on October 24, 2012
    i have 10 acres of land in mityana ,Uganda .am currently growing eucalyptus trees on it , i want capital for putting piggery and local breed poultry of ducks, turkeys and hens ,plus acquiring more land to rear 2000 goats accessing a USDA farm loan will make me a model to develop my area and then help many youth because my farm will be a demonstration ground.
  • shamimul said on October 24, 2012
    hi, i'm seeking a loan for setup fish farm in Bangladesh, ultra intensive no pollution both environment and human. i had the know how and i have land but i need the infrastructure loan, span of time maximum 10 year, rate lowest cost possible.
  • DAVID UKRE said on October 28, 2012
    want to find out what it takes to get get a soft loan for livestock farming from the USDA
  • prince Akpuvie Odebala said on November 9, 2012
    am from Sapele Delta state Nigeria and am a farmer trained by my state government in Aquaculture in the youth empowerment programme; since then i have been struggling with it ,and i really would want to expand on it, right now i use the tarpaulin kind of pond 10ft by 10ft and i have three it but i need to expand more like building an hatchery and more ponds. I dont know how i could be helped to get loan the USDA
  • Stephen Ekpe said on November 10, 2012
    I am Ghanaian live in Accra 34 years of age i need $20,000 to stat up my fish farming project. i can pay back with the interest within a year USDA I need your help.
  • patience panganai said on November 20, 2012
    I have 15 hectares of land and would want to start my own business of poultry. I have been working in one of the big companies that are in the poultry business. I have had vast experience and would want to venture in the business, I have the market but have no funds to start up. I'm from Gweru, Midlands province in Zimbabwe.
  • Salihu Sadiku said on November 20, 2012
    I have a land and will want to start a fish farming at kogi state in Nigeria. I need to work on the structure and really need USDA assistance on the project
  • Ebenezer said on December 3, 2012
    I need usda loan form. I got 20 acres of land from my father, who retired from ministry of Agriculture, Nigeria. I need to taps some thing from my father base on farming and also he is my guardian. I want to use the land for poultry, fishery, piggery, and also plant pop corn maize. Already I have P.K.C machine (machine for granding palmkernel). My feasibility are on for further investigation +(234) 803-150-5120
  • Lamina lukman said on December 27, 2012
    Live in ibadan, oyo state, nigeria. Age33, interested with target on fish farming, could you direct where intensive training could be met and after training assistance
  • Olanipekun Ibrahim said on January 1, 2013
    I own a small pig farm in Oke-Aro around Iju Ishaga area in Lagos state, Nigeria. However, space for expansion has been a challenge and I have bought a piece of land elsewhere for the proposed expansion. I also intend starting poultry for meat production at first and later for egg production. I wish d USDA loan program could assist me to realize this dream expansion.
  • PHILIP OUMA said on January 3, 2013
    I WONDER WHY AFRICA STARVES YET OUR MAIN PRODUCTS ARE AGRICULTURE RELATED....INSTEAD OF CONC POLITICS VICE VERSA IN AGRICULTURE, PLEASE HELP ME NATURE MY VISION IN AGRICULTURE VIA FISH AND POULTRY FARMING BECAUSE I WANT TO FEED ASIA, SOMALIA, SOUTH SUDAN, MALI, NORTH KENYA AMONG THE REST FOR AFRICA AND THE WORLD KISUMU, KENYA
  • felix ogugbuaja said on January 7, 2013
    i have been involved in growing crops like garden eggs, cucumber, pepper etc. my farm is located in okohia Ukwa west local government Area of Abia State. Nigeria. I acquired 10 acres of land in 2005. Part of this property accumulates brackish water from july to Nov. each year; making it a great potential for fish farming. i have already done small scale fish farming, growing upto 2000pcs at a time and find it profitable. i need to develop this farm which can employ at least 20 workers, provide affordable food supply to people and contribute to the socio economic development of .Nigeria. Thanks, Best Regards.
  • Omenogor endurance said on January 9, 2013
    I have 300 pullets now in my farm but i intended becoming an integrated farmer and possibly increase the number of my birds. I'm from delta state in Nigeria. I need help from USDA.
  • Onesmus Dola said on January 14, 2013
    I, have been keeping about 80 chicken Layers, I live in my father's house and he has given me the compound space to utilize but I don't have enough capital. If I can get financing of $ 2,500 USD I can manage to buy 300 chicks and raise them comfortably and repay the loan as soon as they start producing eggs at the 7th month. I am a law Student university drop out due to financial constraints. If I get this assistance I will be able to mentor the youths around me and create employment. please consider my application.
  • Famakinwa Abiodun said on January 20, 2013
    I also have the experience in planting maize and casava in august time.
  • pastor chris said on January 20, 2013
    I am in Kenya, East Africa and has leased some 40 acres of land which is great for cabbages, french beans and tomatoes. It has a river touching on one side and we have pipes connected all along the land for irrigation. i however would want to acquire some loan to enable me get the seeds and ram it for about 3 months then from the 4th month i start repaying as my produce will be ready and on market. Advice.
  • moses eke said on January 23, 2013
    I am a catfish farmer in Edo state Nigeria. I have been in this business for two years and got to know the intricacies as I have tasted the good and bad side of it. I must confess that fish farming is very lucrative if you have substantial quantities. At the moment am doing 7,000 pieces but intend to expand to take advantage of economies of scale. I will need your assistance to obtain a loan. You may contact me through my email address.
  • johnson wahinya said on January 24, 2013
    hi i am in kenya and have a 12 acre land that is great for maize, onions, pepper and beans farming. the problem am facing is water of which am kindly asking for some loan to do a borehole farming in my area is promising the only problem is water. I will really appreciate for your assistance. Thanks.
  • Musaddek shohag said on January 27, 2013
    I am from Shalikha, Magura, khulna Bangladesh. I am studying in BBA program. I want to start Goat rearing firm. I have land resource. But i have not financial resource enough. And also my knowledge is poor about goat. How i will start my firm?
  • karo ossai said on January 30, 2013
    I have applied for 5 hectare of land in Itoikin. After ikorodu LGA in lagos, nigeria. Funding Is needed to start a watermelon farm. How Can u help?
  • Hart said on January 30, 2013
    I would like to increase copra production in the philippines by using small farm tractors to manage vegetation and not rely on buffaloes as transports. With grass routinely cut will increase goat and cattle productive. Any assistance on acquiring one would a great help.
  • OLAYINKA JOHNSON said on January 31, 2013
    Due to high rate of deforestation and scarcity of TICK trees in my country, i decide to go into forestry aspect of agriculture. I have planted 1000 stand of TICK trees which are 3yrs old at Iludun-Ekiti, Ekiti State Nigeria. but i will love to expand my farm to about 10,000 stands but i need financial assistance. Please how can i access USDA Loan
  • olumide temitope Adewusi said on January 31, 2013
    Am a poultry farmer in agbara ogun state nigeria but need aid from USAID for expansion of my poultry and watermelon farm
  • jokomba adebayo o said on February 1, 2013
    I'm a fisheries technologist, I would really appreciate any loan assistance from USDA, my fathers fish farm is located in ikorodu, lagos, nigeria. I managed farms around ikorodu for sometime n we have had the farm for more than 3 year. I will want to improve the farm but lack of fund has bin major constraining. I'll be glad if USDA could be of great assistance. thank you
  • jesse ayieko said on February 4, 2013
    ale poultry farmer dealing mainly in layers. i'm based in mumias kenya ,and would like help from you to make my project a really large commercial enterprise.
  • Emmanuel Bessong said on February 5, 2013
    I hereby apply for a USDA loan to enable me increase/extend my cocoa farm. My farm is located in Bendeghe Afi, Ikom in Cross River State. I will appreciate if my request is granted.
  • ricardo quinto said on February 6, 2013
    I am from the Philippines and I have a 4.9 hectares poultry farm with 6 layer buildings which can house 35,000 layers. I need more capital to expand my egg business.Please help me. Thank you.
  • aboje james said on February 7, 2013
    i am a Nigerian graduate i have made all necessary arrangement to start cat fish farm i have been able to sink borehole made the pond but needed money to start up, how do i apply to enable me start thanks
  • tosin elebesunu said on February 7, 2013
    I am into commercial broilers for meat with a farm capacity for 5000 birds in Osogbo, Osun state, Nigeria. Due to the increase in demand for our products(birds, lifeweight and frozen), there is a great need to expand our production, i run/work on the farm with my husband.We have tried to get funding from banks to no avail and decided to approach usda hoping our dreams of expansion can come true.
  • MENE BARISERE YAABEL said on February 10, 2013
    I am a farmer in kenkoro community, Eleme local Government Area of Rivers State, Nigeria. i need USDA Farm Loan to farm on a commercial scale. i cultivate the following crops. cassava, plantain, okro and i have added catfish. thanks.
  • Federico Bayhon said on February 11, 2013
    I have been growing a banana (a variety locally known as Balangon) since last year in a two (2) hectare agricultural land owned by my brother. I noticed that this variety of bananas are well suited in this type of soil as it grows faster. I am from Iloilo, Philippines. I am practicing an organic farming and I don't use any kind of fertilizer and insecticides as well. I am planning to expand my banana plantation project as there is an increase in demand of banana fruits in the market. I have been looking for an organization who could help me finance my proposed expansion of banana farm. I hope USDA could help. Thanks and GOD BLESS.
  • Pastor Oladele said on February 23, 2013
    I live and operate my farms in Sapele, Delta State, Nigeria. I studied Agriculture and have been operating my own farm about five years now. I do hatching and rearing of catfish of all kinds and sizes, keeping of poultry, pigs and recently planting of plantain, maize and rice. I badly need to acquire more land and expand for greater income. Any reasonable loan now will greatly improve the whole of my life. God bless USDA!
  • akinbande akindele benjamin said on February 27, 2013
    Am a twenty seven year of age and am living in lagos state I have a land in egun nla state in ogun state am going into the animal farming program but I need financial support I will be happy the oganisation can come for my aid.
  • conasa farms said on March 3, 2013
    i presently have 5000 birds on my farm, i am on the last lap of feeding, i have 2 more months to go. can i get some assistance from USDA?
  • Ahmed Osman Ibrahim said on March 4, 2013
    I have just started a fishing company in Berbera, Red Sea Port of Somaliland. The main aim of this business is to create employment for the young people in somaliland by exploiting the vast and untapped fish and marine resources of Somaliland. I would like the USDA loan program to facilitate loan without any interest rates. This project will have a multiplier effect on the sector.
  • gemma cuilan said on March 4, 2013
    I live in Baguio City, Cordillera Administrative Region, Philippines. My father left us 9 hectares of agricultural land which is at present not cultivated except trees. Its near a hydroelectric power plant, Ambuclao dam here in Benguet. I want to start developing it by planting fruit trees, vegetables and other crops needed in the market.Besides the land development, I hope to create jobs for the poor families nearby. I hope USDA will help me obtain a loan for this purpose.Thank you and God bless.
  • Harriet mulonde said on March 5, 2013
    Dear Sir or Madam, I am inquiring about how we can access financial assistance from your organisation to boost our farm project. We have been in operation for three years so far, but it has been difficult since we did not have enough input capital. Recently we registered an organisation under which the farm is operating so that we can legally operate and have access to financial assistance. Please kindly advise, the possibility of accessing the financial assistance
  • steve said on March 5, 2013
    my name is Steve IM ORIGINALLY From cAMEROON I STARTED A PlaNTAIN AND COCOA FARM , AT THE MOMENT I' M WORKING ON 10 ACRES , AND WE HAVE AT LEAST 150 acres unused i invested my money on the 10 acres , and i would like a loan to make my farm better in terms of buying equipment , such as : tractor , trucks and extc .. i would love to get a loan that i will surely payback , i'm an American .
  • Adetayo Adelaja said on March 11, 2013
    I am into aquaculture professionally for the past 10 years. I have tried to establish a farm that will also go a long way to bring about employment for my community located in Ibadan, Oyo state, Nigeria. I need your financial assistance to be able to run my business effectively. I shall be grateful if assisted.
  • noel lema said on March 12, 2013
    My name is noel from Tanzania, we have a farm as student in morogoro, and under go the problem of finance it cost us much, because we are student and we don't have source of income to accomplish our needs in farm, we need ur assistance plz.
  • Angela C and Jorge Rodriguez said on March 13, 2013
    Angela & Jorge Rodriguez, Arecibo, Puerto Rico, USA: My husband and I are interested in buying a 27 acres farm. Our plans are to establish a plaintain and colored peppers farms. Since this will be our first time as farm owners and will be in need of equipment also, are their loans/grants or any financial help available? Even though this would be our first time as farm owners, I would like to clarify that I have many years of experience of farm managing operations, since I was raised on a farm and my father did an excellent job in teaching us everything related to such. We appreciate your time and suggestions. Please advise, thank you. Mr & Mrs Rodriguez
  • Ananti Uju k. said on March 13, 2013
    I am a Nigerian, resides in Lagos. A 1999 veterinary graduate, have fish pond of 3000 fish but want to access a loan to start a laying farm on my land that can accommodate 2000 layers. Have over 8years experience on poultry farming. Please, i need your assistance.
  • Ajibola . R . Idowu said on March 16, 2013
    I am a poultry farmer, I do rear broiler chicken and my office is situated at Apete, iddo local government Ibadan. Oyo-state nigeria. I need the loan to enhance the farm in a way of introducing new technology facilities
  • Oscar Mbekenga said on March 17, 2013
    I am a rice farmer in Bukoba Tanzania currently doing 150 acres and would like this loan programme to help finance the farm operations
  • Fandi Shiyukah said on March 21, 2013
    I am in Kenya. I live on a 100 acre farm. 40 acres has sugarcane and I also have 2 other plantations on leased land. Maintenance is a challenge due to the quality of labour and supervising abilities. Would want to machine operations. With machines in place I would also have them available to be borrowed by smaller scale farmers to maintain better quality plantations thus increase their yields. Needs about US $60,000.
  • Subhash chandra said on March 23, 2013
    Hi i am from india but i want buy land in uganda like 300 acre for agriculture purpose. I already checked the land .. 120 hectear.. But i dont have enough money to buy it and need some machinery to cultivate it .. If is possible i am looking lone around $150000 usd pls let me know..

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