Young, Beginning and Small Farmers
Yosemite Farm Credit values the future of the agriculture industry. Getting started can be difficult but we are here to help!
Young, beginning and small (YBS) farmers have a unique credit need which is why we offer special loan programs to those who qualify as an YBS member.
Who qualifies as a young, beginning or small farmer?
- A young farmer is one who is 35 years of age of or younger.
- A beginning farmer is one who has 10 or fewer years farming, ranching or aquatic agriculture experience.
- A small farmer is one who generates less than $250,000 in annual gross agricultural or aquatic sales.