Farmer Finance 301: When Why and How to Access Capital
December 1, 2025
Farmer Finance is a 3-part series aimed at providing the beginning farmer the knowledge and resources to approach their farm with a business mentality. The 3 courses covers financial management and using financial statements to track business performance, developing enterprise budgets to plan for profitable growth, and access to capital.
Farmer Finance 101 – Building a Successful Financial Foundation
Farmer Finance 201 – Growing for Profit – Introduction to Enterprise Budgets
Farmer Finance 301 – When, Why and How to Access Capital
Farmer Finance 301: When, Why and How to Access Capital
Like many businesses, farms require capital to get started, to operate, and to grow and expand. This course explores funding options available to farmers in different stages of business growth, what it takes to qualify for loans and how to be prepared to meet with lenders when the time comes.