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Our mission is to gain a clear understanding of your goals and guide you through the financing process to find the loan that is the best fit for you and your family.

Rural Home Loans

Do you own or are you purchasing a country home with acreage in a rural community? Our rural home specialists can make your loan experience simple and easy.

Hobby Farm Loans

If you own or dream of owning a residence with potential for farming, even though most of your income comes from off-farm sources, consider a Hobby Farm loan.

Agriculture Loans

Whether you are expanding your ranch, buying a farm, or making long-term improvements, MSF Agriculture has the agricultural land loan that fits your needs.

We are proud to assist American farmers and ranchers.

We understand that farming and ranching is hard work, and in times of uncooperative weather and struggling global economies, the challenges are even greater. Our goal is to assist in any way we can when it comes to financing – making the process easier for our customers so they can focus on their day to day operations instead of cutting through red tape.

How Midwest Farms Are Being Impacted by Heat & Drought

In the Midwestern region of the United States, climate change is becoming an undeniable and harsh reality. Once considered to be “America’s breadbasket”, the Midwest is now being impacted by severe annual flooding, heat, and drought. Today, experts are beginning to...

10 Biggest Issues Being Faced by Farmers in 2020

Farming, as we all well know, is a uniquely challenging profession. For millennia, farmers have had to find creative solutions to a variety of ecological challenges. Because of this, they’ve become incredibly adaptable individuals over the years. However, at the same...

Incentive Programs for Beginning Farmers

Do you dream of owning your own farm or ranching operation? If so, you’ve probably wondered whether or not there are any financing programs that can help get you started. The short answer is yes! There are several, but they’re only accessible to those who know where...

Top Water Resource Issues Being Faced by the Ag Industry

In order to flourish, crops, animals, and soil all require a consistent and clean water supply. Unfortunately, our changing climate puts our global water supply in very real jeopardy.  If global warming continues, our planet’s freshwater reserves may be depleted...

How to Calculate Monthly Payments for Your Farm and Ranch Loan

Are you an aspiring farmer? Do you spend long hours daydreaming about owning a cattle ranch of your own? If so, obtaining a farm and ranch loan is an easy way to obtain funds to buy property. It’s a great way for beginning farmers and ranchers to get started! Like all...

How Much Water Does Vertical Farming Use?

Water security is becoming an increasingly problematic issue worldwide. Temperatures are rising, which means reserves of freshwater are diminishing at an alarming rate. Even here in the United States, there are strong indications which suggest that we may be headed...

How to Apply for a Cattle Ranch Loan

Owning a own ranch is a dream that many Americans harbor. Ranchers lead active lifestyles, and they’re able to develop rich relationships with the land. The countryside is quiet and peaceful. It’s truly not a bad alternative to the dreary and isolated life of working...

What Are Farmland Loan Interest Rates in 2020?

The FSA offers a variety of loan programs, both to experienced farmers and to those who are just getting started. Throughout the year, the FSA continually updates the interest rates for its loans to adjust with current economic conditions. If you’re interested in...

Top Water Saving Irrigation Methods for U.S. Farms

In countries around the world, water conservation is becoming a more and more salient issue by the day. As climate change depletes reserves of freshwater, scientists are warning that we could soon enter a global water crisis. In the not-too-distant future, water could...

How to Buy a Vineyard: A Step by Step Guide

For millennia, cultures around the world have revered wine for its ability to draw people closer together. Even today, wine remains one of the most popular beverages on the planet. It’s unsurprising, therefore, that owning a vineyard is such a popular career path for...