Agriculture

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B&I Guaranteed Loan Program

If your business is located in a rural community, you may qualify for special financing. The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) currently maintains a Business and Industry (B&I) Guaranteed Loan Program.  The USDA provides guarantees of up to 80 percent of a loan made by a commercial lender.

Proceeds for B&I Loan

This loan can be used for:

  • Working capital

  • Machinery and equipment

  • Buildings and real estate

Agriculture can be one of the most satisfying and rewarding ways to make a living. From farming and food production to forestry, agribusinesses contribute to the health of the population and security of the country. Starting and running an agricultural business involves a lot of paperwork, regulations and technical know-how. This guide provides information about government programs that help new and existing agricultural businesses start, expand, obtain financing, and comply with laws and regulations.

MONTPELIER, Vt. – The Small Business Administration announced the 2016 Vermont small business award winners today.

The top prize, the Vermont Small Business Person of the Year, is awarded to Tom Stearns, High Mowing Organic Seeds founder and owner. He is being recognized for growing his company, increasing sales, employee growth and contributing to the local community.

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