Most of BND’s agriculture lending programs are initiated with the local financial institution. There are two exceptions to this: the Beginning Farmer Real Estate Loan and Established Farmer Real Estate Loan.
Ag Disaster Programs
The details of this program will be released Tuesday, January 21. To be the first to learn about this program, join us for the Your Direct Line Webinar -BND Ag Disaster Relief Program at 11 a.m. Tuesday, January 21.
The Livestock Feed Program assists with feed costs for livestock producers who can establish an expected shortfall in the amount of feed needed to sustain existing breeding livestock and backgrounding livestock operation levels for those impacted by the 2019 extreme weather conditions. Learn more
Ag PACE provides interest buydown on loans to farmers who invest in nontraditional agriculture activities that supplement farm income such as purchase of equipment and facilities, equity shares of an ag-processing business, irrigation equipment, capital improvements to a livestock feedlot, dairy operation or subsurface field tiling projects. Learn more
The Envest Loan may be used to purchase shares in start-up or expansion of ag processing businesses intended to process ND-grown products. Feedlot or dairy operations must feed a byproduct of ethanol or biodiesel facility. Learn more
The Farm and Ranch Participation Loan Program assists a financial institution with a borrower who wants to fund an ag-related activity including real estate, equipment, livestock and operating expenses. Learn more
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