AN INVESTMENT THAT GROWS

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.

Coronavirus Continues to Cause Food Waste on American Farms

By now, we’ve all grown somewhat accustomed to the shortages that are occurring as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In early 2020, it was uncommon to not find cans of soup or paper towels at the local grocery store. After months of nationwide lockdown, however, food...

FAQs About Horse Ranch Loans

Are you passionate about all things equestrian? Do you daydream about riding and caring for horses while you’re at the office or out running your daily errands? If so, you’ve probably also put some serious thought into the idea of owning a horse ranch of your own. And...

Grants & Funding Programs for Farmers

Are you interested in owning your own farming operation? If so, you may have already learned that there are a considerable number of start-up costs to take into account. Independent farms require the harmonious interplay of a wide variety of technologies and systems. ...

How Water Scarcity Impacts Farm Productivity

With each passing year, water scarcity is becoming a more widespread and serious international problem. In fact, the United Nations estimates that there are currently around 700 million people currently without a secure freshwater supply. The depletion of the world’s...

A Closer Look at First-Time Farmer Loans for Women & Minorities

Today, equal and fair access to land ownership opportunities is a universal human right. Indeed, this is a fundamental moral hallmark of modern agriculture. And yet in the not so distant past, those opportunities were widely withheld from women and ethnic minorities....

Living Off the Grid: A Quick Guide to Loans for Buying Ranches

In recent years, people across the United States have been rediscovering the joys of living in a rural community. In addition to providing access to your own means of food production, rural living can have tons of health benefits.  Many aspiring farmers never achieve...

How Food Security, Agriculture, and Nutrition Are Connected

In the not too distant past, food insecurity was the norm for most human populations around the world. Thanks to recent innovations in agriculture and communications, great progress has been made in our global effort to eliminate hunger. However, we still have a long...

What You Need to Know About Buying Land for a Hobby Farm

Now more than ever, Americans are learning about the benefits of living in a rural community. The COVID-19 emergency, in addition, has highlighted the fragility of our national systems of food production and distribution. As a result of these twin forces, increasing...

Advice for Raising Animals on Your Hobby Farm

Today, hobby farms are continuing to pop up all over the United States and around the world. It’s little wonder why. In addition to providing families with a sustainable food source, hobby farms also provide a rich bonding and learning environment. Hobby farms vary...

A Closer Look at Food Insecurity in the U.S.

The United States today is the wealthiest and arguably the most politically powerful country in human history. And yet millions of Americans live in poverty, without access to enough calories to live a healthy and active lifestyle. How can this possibly be the case?...