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Agricultural Best Managment Practices Loan Program

The Agricultural Best Managment Practices Loan Program is a water quality program that provides low interest loans to Minnesota farmers, rural landowners and agriculture supply businesses. Eligible activities include:

  • Feedlot improvements
  • Upgrading manure storage basins
  • Improved manure handling equipment
  • Conservation practices
  • Conservation tillage equipment
  • Upgrading of failing sewage treatment systems
  • Well Relocation and Sealing

Loan amounts are limited to $200,000 to any one individual or project and borrowers may have multiple outstanding loans. The maximum interest rate is 3 percent plus other normal and customary charges and the maximum loan term length is 10 years.  The Ag BMP program is open year-round, however, available funding is limited, so interested parties are encouraged to contact Kandiyohi SWCD if they are interested in acquiring a low interest loan for their water quality improvement project.

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