Mediation help for farmers who are having difficulties with a loan and/or lender.
Legal services, referrals, and support for family farmers.
Minnesota Farm Advocates
Advocates meet with Minnesota farmers who have been through a natural disaster or who are having financial problems. They have experience with agricultural lending, mediation, lender negotiation, farm programs, crisis counseling, and disaster programs. They can also help find legal and/or social services.
Minnesota Rural Finance Authority
Partners with local lenders to offer a wide variety of low-interest loans for farmers.
218-894-5163 or 507-389-7263
Teaches farmers to how to use farm records and develop the management skills they need to accomplish their own business and personal goals.
Financial analysts meet with farmers to help them make sense of their financial situation and explore options to keep their farms functioning. This is a free and confidential service.