American AgCredit offers a spectrum of specialty financing, cash back and investment programs to support your business.
The AgLife Program is an umbrella program designed to assist Young, Beginning, and Small (YBS) farmers and ranchers with financing and other support programs. The Program includes an array of subsidiary programs with the goal to assist farmers and ranchers at different stages with their varying business or educational needs.
Building on the AgLife Program, AgConnect offers financing and business support to emerging market and niche farmers who otherwise might not qualify for financing. This encompasses an array of new business models such as CSAs, food hubs, and other farm-related business operations.
AgDIRECT EQUIPMENT FINANCING
AgDirect offers highly competitive purchase, lease and refinancing options for all types of agribusiness, like yours. Through AgDirect, we offer flexible payment terms, including delayed payments up to one year, plus variable or fixed rates that match your financing needs.
CASH DIVIDENDS PROGRAM
It really does pay to do business with American AgCredit. In addition to our 100% focus on agriculture, competitive rates, agribusiness expertise and local customer service, our newly launched Cash Dividends Program literally puts money back in your pocket.
HARVEST PREFERRED (H) STOCK
Existing American AgCredit stockholders now have the option to buy preferred stock issued by the Association through a Preferred Harvest Stock Account. Stockholders interested in buying Preferred Harvest Stock will be provided a Disclosure Statement that thoroughly describes the Stock.
American AgCredit’s AgYouth Program is part of the Association’s commitment to Young, Beginning and Small Farmers, targeting school-aged students who have exhibited an interest in agriculture by joining 4-H Clubs and Future Farmers of America (FFA) Chapters.
Association-wide, American AgCredit offers $90,000 to young people studying or planning to work in agriculture. These scholarships are made available through partnerships with trade organizations, farm bureaus, community colleges, and neighboring universities. Scholarships awarded vary depending on the agreement with the scholarship partner, but typically range between $1,000 and $10,000. Click on the link below to see our regional map and connect directly with the scholarship coordinator in your area to learn about how to apply.