*Loan programs may offer beginning farmers more favorable interest rates if it can be proven that they have undergone formal farm education or training.
Washington State Housing Finance Commission: Provides low interest loans to help new farmers get started with land, equipment, buildings, and animals.
Northwest Farm Credit Services: Financial cooperative providing financial and credit services to farmers, ranchers, agribusinesses, commercial fishermen, timber producers, rural homeowners.
AgVision (Northwest Farm Credit Services): Program available to young, beginning, and small producers to help with financing.
USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA): Wide range of financing programs including loans for farm operations, minority and beginning farmers and ranchers.
Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Financial Assistance Programs: Financial assistance to encourage sustainable management of natural resources.
Craft3: Lending non-profit that financial assistance and resources to entrepreneurs who do not qualify for traditional loans.
Farm Bureau Bank: Offers small business loans, farm equipment loans, and lines of credit.