Supporting Your Dreams
Getting started in the agriculture industry can be difficult, when beginning cash and equity is low, Ag Credit can help! Central Kentucky AgStart is a program focused on young, beginning and small (YBS) farmers in Central Kentucky. This program was created with the unique needs of young, beginning and small farmers in mind. This program will not only educate farmers, but allow for networking opportunities and special loan servicing programs.
Central Kentucky Ag Start was created by the Ag Credit Young Farmer Advisory Council. The Council was established in 2013 and is made up of a young farm couple or individual in each of the 17 counties in Ag Credit’s territory. The goal of the program is to improve the agriculture industry in central Kentucky, by providing mentoring opportunities and educational tools for farmers.
Are You Eligible?
Young, beginning, & small farmer programs are open to farmers who meet one of these requirements:
- Young — 35 years of age or younger
- Beginning — 10 years or less of agricultural experience
- Small — $250,000 or less gross farm income