NYS Job Development Authority Agriculture Loan

Program details:

The JDA Agriculture Loan Fund was created to promote access to capital for NYS agribusinesses. An agribusiness is defined as a for profit business enterprise engaged in agricultural production and/or related commercial activities, including, value-added processors, food distribution companies, food aggregators, wineries, breweries, distillers, cider producers, food hub participants, and any firm, partnership, corporation, or other entity that meets the program guidelines. 

Funds must be used to support New York State’s agricultural industry.

Interest Rates:

  • Maximum interest rate is 8.5%

Loan Amount

  • Maximum of $2 million

Project Size:

  • $50 to $200 million

For more information on this program, contact Jim Conroy.