"With a Direct Farm Ownership Loan, you can purchase farmland, construct or repair buildings and other fixtures, and promote soil and water conservation." See your State Farm Service Agency office of Applications: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/
"USDA's Farm Service Agency (FSA) provides emergency loans to help producers recover from production and physical losses due to drought, flooding, other natural disasters, or quarantine. Loan Uses Emergency loan funds may be used to: Restore or replace essential property; Pay all or part of production costs associated with the disaster year; P
"The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Farm Service Agency (FSA) makes operating loans of up to $5,000 to eligible individual rural youths age 10 through 20 to finance income-producing, agriculture-related projects.
FARRMS Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability manages a grant and loan program for producers of sustainable projects, certified organic or transitioning producers, growers dedicated to sustainable gardeners, and communities with projects related to the sustainability of low-income people.
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has formed a partnership with the Maryland Agricultural and Resource-Based Industry Development Corporation (MARBIDCO) to provide affordable financing to watermen and other parties who want to start or expand commercial shellfish aquaculture operations in Maryland.
The Maryland Resource-Based Industry Financing Fund offers low-interest loans to established agricultural and rural business industry firms for the purchase of land and capital equipment for production and processing activities. Monies may also be used to help finance environmental or water-quality enhancement projects.
Low-interest (3-5% APR) loans to help meet the unique financing needs of Maryland’s rural landowners wanting to plant grapes and develop wineries. The maximum loan amount is $100,000 and an interest only option is available.