Agricultural Financing

Program Title Program Details
Vermont Agricultural Credit Corporation Loans are available to Vermont farmers, agricultural facilities, forestry and forest product-based businesses to help start a business, strengthen existing farm operations, encourage diversification, and encourage marketing and processing of Vermont agricultural and forestry products. Through VACC, “Farm Operations” means the cultivation of land or other uses of land for the production of (among other things) food, orchard products, maple syrup or forest crops. Also included is the raising, boarding and training of equines and the raising of livestock.
Farm Operating Loan Program The purpose of this program is to provide cash flow relief for cow dairy farmers due to the industry-wide low milk price environment. Eligible use of loan proceeds includes but is not limited to paying for spring 2018 operating needs and refinancing debt.  
Organic Transition Loan Program This program assists conventional dairy farms in transitioning to organic milk production.