A list of online financial tools for farmers.

Beginning Farmer Tax Credit Program

Provides information on the program that grants tax credits to owners of agricultural assets who rent or sell said assets to beginning farmers. Run through the Department of Agriculture and the Department of Revenue.

First Industries Fund

PA Dept. of Agriculture – If you operate a farm/production agriculture business, or a tourism-related business, the First Industries Fund might be able to help you with loans, loan guarantees and grants.

Guide to FSA Farm Loans

Summarization of FSA farm loan information. Additional details are available at local FSA offices and on FSA’s website:

Rural Jobs and Investment Tax Credit Program

Investment tool that offers rural business owners’ access to increased capital for rural business development. The Commonwealth is using the program to attract and retain rural business and stimulate their economic growth.

PA Department of Agriculture – Business Development

Keeping Pennsylvania Growing requires access to new and existing markets here at home and around the world. The Bureau of Market Development is responsible for the domestic and worldwide promotion/marketing of Pennsylvania agribusiness products and services and developing and administering programs to assist agribusinesses in locating and/or expanding within the Commonwealth.

Next Generation Farmer Loan

Summarization of program that uses federal tax-exempt financing to reduce interest rate for farm purchases such as ag machinery and equipment or land.

U.S. Department of Agriculture Funding

List and summarization of loans available to farms and farmers. This includes funding for beginning farmers, youth, conservation and more.