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Guide to FSA Farm Loans - Summarization of FSA farm loan information, effective Oct. 1, 2012. Additional details are available at local FSA offices and on FSA’s website:

First Industries Fund - PA Dept. of Agriculture - If you operate a farm/production agriculture business, or  a tourism-related business, the First Industries Fund might be able to help you with loans, loan guarantees and grants.

MSC Business Services Dairy Herd Analysis

Grants and Funding

Many of the grants listed on this page are awarded on an annual basis. This listing is meant to be an information source for the availability of such programs.
Keeping Pennsylvania Growing requires access to new and existing markets here at home and around the world. The Bureau of Market Development is responsible for the domestic and worldwide promotion/marketing of Pennsylvania agribusiness products and services, and developing and administering programs to assist agribusinesses in locating and/or expanding within the Commonwealth.


PHEAA - Pennsylvania Higher Education Assistance Agency
Pennsylvania State Grant Program for higher education provides grants that farm families can benefit.    

PAgrows Program Offers Grant and Loan Assistance for Farmers, Agribusinesses
Grant opportunities are usually for very specific tasks, and PAgrows can help insure your business meets a grant's minimum requirements before you start the application. It is designed to help farmers, food processors, farmers market operators and other agricultural businesses navigate through the grant and loan application process.  Call 1-866-GO-NEWPA.