USDA Considers Microloans for Small Farmers – Comment Now!

USDA is seeking comments on a proposal to improve its Operating Loan Program to better meet the needs of small farmers through a new microloan program. Under the microloan proposal, producers who need a loan for less than $35,000 may apply using simplified and streamlined procedures. To comment, visit the Federal eRulemaking Portal and follow the online instructions. Comments should be submitted no later than July 23, 2012

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One Response to “ USDA Considers Microloans for Small Farmers – Comment Now! ”

  • Dennis S.

    For several years my family have helped various organizations support folk from around the world with micro loans supported by Kiva.org. Several of the participants are US registered. I don’t see y more locally supported gardeners and farmers could not take advantage of these small loans.

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