Conservation Loan Program
|Area of Interest||Agriculture|
The Conservation Loan (CL) Program provides farm owners and farm-related business operators access to credit to implement conservation techniques that will conserve natural resources. CL funds can be used to implement conservation practices approved by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) including manure management systems, anaerobic digesters, and other emerging or existing conservation practices, techniques, or technologies.
Direct CLs can be obtained through local Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices with loan limits up to $300,000. Guaranteed CLs up to $1,119,000 are available from lenders working with FSA. These limits vary annually.
|How to Apply||Additional information may be obtained at local FSA offices at http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/stateOffices?area=stoffice&subject=landing&topic=landing or through the FSA website at http://www.fsa.usda.gov.|
|For More Information||http://www.fsa.usda.gov|
|Primary Contact||Farm Service Agency
USDA - Farm Service Agency
1400 Independence Avenue, SW
Washington, DC 20250