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Poultry Industry

Financing for commercial chicken, turkey and egg operations, including facilities, equipment, operating and feed needs.

Poultry Lending Portfolio

Poultry operations typically require large commitments to build, improve and operate. We delivered more than $1 billion in commitments to poultry industry in 2023, accounting for 7% of our protein portfolio. Our specialized poultry teams ensure that you have the support and expertise you need to meet your business needs.


Poultry Portfolio Highlights

$1.275 billion

in gross commitments

15 of the 40

largest egg producers in the U.S. work with us

14

of the largest turkey processors in the U.S. work with us

Financing

33%

of the total U.S. layer flock

It Pays to Finance With Us

More than any other lender, we can design and service financing arrangements that meet the specific needs of poultry farmers. This includes individual and family operations, business entities and investor groups.

We offer loan terms up to 15 years with 85% loan to value. You can use equity in other collateral — possibly eliminating or reducing your down payment. We also offer 10- and 12-year leases to help with tax and succession planning, cash flow and working capital.*

We offer attractive, market-based rates, including variable and long-term fixed rates for your chicken barns.

We have a dedicated staff of appraisers who know how to quickly and accurately value poultry contract production facilities and equipment.

We are the leading lender for contract operations in our market.

Terms

Loans are subject to eligibility and credit approval. 

Available rates and terms, including the annual percentage rate (APR) are subject to change without notice.

Cash-back dividends are based on eligible loan volume and Association financial results. Prior distributions should not be interpreted as guarantees of future performance.

Financing Products

Our dedicated lending teams understand the unique needs of agriculture. We deliver the knowledge and experience to customize our products and services to meet your financial needs.

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Operating Line of Credit

Finance your farm or ranch with an operating line of credit that includes money-saving benefits and time-saving features you’ll find nowhere else.

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Land Loans

Finance or refinance farmland, pastures or acreages with attractive rates, ag-friendly flexibility and cash-back dividends.

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Equipment Financing

Along with options to buy, lease or refinance farm equipment, you’ll find attractive rates and the most ag-friendly terms in the business with AgDirect® financing.

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Facility Loans

Financing for cattle and hog barns, farm storage buildings, grain bins and more.

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Ag Leases

Discover the benefits of leasing for farm storage buildings, grain bins, cattle and hog barns, farm equipment, vehicles and more.

Key Benefits of Financing with Us

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Unmatched Expertise

Our seasoned financial specialists have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of production agriculture and related agribusinesses.

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Financial Strength

One of the leading associations within the nation's largest agricultural financing network — the Farm Credit System.

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Capacity

We offer significant lending capacity and competitive cost of capital, with diverse loan or lease packages for any size agribusiness.

Convenient Features

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Account Access

View balances and transaction histories, transfer funds within your accounts, make payments and more through AgriPoint® or the Mobile App.*

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Cash Management

We offer a variety of cash management services, including drafts, ACH payments, payroll services, bill pay, wire transfers, CashPlus and more.

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Financial Management

Online tools in AgriPoint® help you analyze the financial health of your business. Create balance sheets or cash flows, examine year-over-year trends, and run what-if scenarios to see the effects of potential purchases.

*Standard message and data rates may apply.

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Our Promise Pays.

Each year, since 2004, we have returned a portion of our net earnings to eligible customer-owners in the form of cash-back dividends. We share our success in a way that effectively reduces the cost of borrowing for farmers and ranchers.

Insurance products are excluded from our patronage program.

Get Started

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