How the FCA is helping out beginning farmers and ranchers

The Farm Credit Administration is dedicated to helping out the next generation of farmers and ranchers.

Across the country, Farm Credit lenders made more than 97,000 loans to beginning farmers last year, which totaled to more than $26 billion.

The FCA defines young farmers as 35 years old or younger, beginning farmers who have been farming less than 10 years or small farmers with sales less than $250,000 a year.

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