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Agribusiness

In addition to financing farms, homes and land, we offer loans for other diverse segments of our agricultural community that keep the industry going strong. These loans include funding for product marketing, processing of goods, agriculture-related businesses, and more.

General Agribusiness

We understand the multi-faceted demands of agribusinesses and we're prepared to meet your credit needs, including:

  • Agricultural commercial and industry buildings and real estate
  • Acquisitions and ownership transfers
  • Real estate loans
  • Vineyards, orchards and many other industries
Forest Products

We have a variety of loans and leases to finance all segments of the timber industry, including:

  • Working capital for inventory, receivables and timber
  • Timber and timberland acquisitions
  • Machinery and equipment, dry kilns and storage buildings
Green Industry

We have a wide variety of lending solutions to cover the entire green industry spectrum, including:

  • Greenhouse construction and expansion projects
  • Operating lines of credit
  • Nursery stock, liners, containers and trays
Ag-Related Business Loans

The agribusinesses and agricultural cooperatives that provide services to farmers are an important part of our rural communities. Our loan officers are available to meet and discuss a customized loan package that will meet your immediate and future agribusiness needs.

Eligible services we can offer agribusiness loans for include, but are not limited to:

  • Marketing services
  • Processing operations
  • Crop spraying
  • Fertilizer application
  • Custom harvesting
  • Grain drying and storage
  • Livestock breeding
  • Veterinary services
  • Hauling for farmers

Farm Credit of the Virginias Agribusiness Lending Team

  • Mark Haddix, Relationship Manager (Forest Products)
  • Tim Huerth, Relationship Manager (Green Industry)
  • Stephen "Bruce" Lawson, Relationship Manager
  • Scot Lilly, Program Manager (Farm Credit Express & Farm Credit Leasing)
  • Dustin Bowman, Agribusiness Regional Sales & Lending Manager
Customer Perspectives

"I would definitely recommend Farm Credit to anyone within our industry. They have been a joy to work with. We've purchased property, structures and equipment. Farm Credit has never failed us."

Scott Barnitz, Bob's Market and Greenhouses (Mason, WV)