Agrarian Trust

Farm Financing for Beginners

Learn from a farmer who has been through it herself in this post from farmer Katie Spring.

For beginning farmers, finding the support to start your own farm or to improve your existing farm can seem like a challenge. This challenge doesn’t necessarily let up for the first few years—for perspective, a beginning farmer is defined as someone who has farmed for 10 years or less on their current operation. In other industries, you might feel as if you’ve passed the beginning stage by year 8 at least, but if you’ve ever worked with soil, plants, and livestock, you know the intricacies of these living systems are ones that are learned over a lifetime.

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