IMPORTANT NOTICE
Due to the ongoing spread of COVID-19, the Missouri State Treasurer’s Office has instituted a work-from-home policy for most employees. Please be advised that while all critical functions of the office are being fulfilled, due to the volume, there may be a delay in some services including the processing and payment of unclaimed property claims.
Missouri First

Agriculture

 

Farming Operation Program

The Farming Operation Program assists an established farmer with low-cost operating funds for production expenses. These expenses may include:

  • Equipment purchase or rental
  • Custom harvesting expense
  • Rent
  • Wages
  • Livestock
  • Feed
  • Fertilizer
  • Chemicals
  • Professional fees or renovations
  • Repairs
  • Expansion or purchase of buildings and ancillary fixed assets (loading chutes, grain storage, etc.)

Funds may not be used for purchasing or refinancing land

 

Eligibility

Eligible borrowers must:

  • Be headquartered and operate in Missouri.
  • Have fewer than 10 employees.
  • Have a projected farm income (not including spouse's income) greater than non-farm income.

Preference is given to farms suffering drought-related losses.

Download an Farm Operations Loan Application to be completed with your lender.