New Jersey Farm Service Agency Announces Loan Rates for December 2019

Price Support Loans

Farm Storage Facility Loan (FSFL) Program
New: Road tractors and propane storage tanks, when part of a grain drying system, are now eligible for FSFLs. 

  • 3   year loan – 1.625%
  • 5   year loan – 1.625%
  • 7   year loan – 1.750%
  • 10 year loan – 1.875% 
  • 12 year loan – 1.875%

    FSFL Microloans are also available for the 3, 5, and 7 year terms at the 3, 5, and 7 year term rates for a maximum aggregated loan amount of $50,000 and at a reduced down payment of 5% (regular FSFL loans require 15% down and have a maximum loan amount of $500,000).

  •  Commodity Loan – 2.625%

Farm Loans

2018 Farm Bill Changes: The Direct Operating Loan limit increases to $400,000 and the Guaranteed Operating loan limit increases to $1,750,000. The Direct Farm Ownership Loan limit increases to $600,000,and the Guaranteed Farm Ownership loan limit increases to $1,750,000.

Download a Microloan Application and instructions

Call your local county office for additional information

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