YBS Program

Are you a young, beginning, or small farmer looking to embark on your agricultural journey? Colusa-Glenn Farm Credit is here to support your aspirations with our Young, Beginning, and Small Farmers Program.

Qualification Criteria:

Young Farmer or Rancher
Age Requirement: 35 years of age or younger as of the date the loan was originally made.
Beginning Farmer or Rancher
Experience: 10 years or less of experience in farming, ranching, or producing/harvesting aquatic products as of the loan's original date.
Small Farmer or Rancher
Sales Threshold: Normally generates less than $350,000 in annual gross sales of agricultural or aquatic products at the date the loan was originally made.

How we can help:

Customized Support:
We understand the importance of demonstrating responsibility, good work ethic, and follow-through. Our team is dedicated to providing personalized support tailored to your unique needs.
Flexible Arrangements:
Whether it's arranging a joint loan with the Farm Service Agency or scheduling meetings around your off-farm work schedule, we are committed to making your farming dream a reality.

Loan Types / Purposes:

Real Estate Purchase:
Secure the land you need to establish your farming enterprise.
Farm Improvements:
Invest in enhancements and developments for your farm.
Operating Lines of Credit:
Ensure consistent cash flow to support day-to-day operations.
Equipment/Livestock Loans:
Acquire the necessary equipment and livestock for your farm.
Farm Credit Leasing:
Explore leasing options for cost-effective access to equipment and facilities.