Young Farmers Farmland Purchase And Preservation Loan Program

The Young Farmers Program is designed to help young farmers acquire farmland through a long-term, no-interest loan. This program is administered by the Delaware Department of Agriculture, Aglands Preservation Program.

Loan applications are not being accepted for the Young Farmers Program. Interested individuals can submit a prequalification application at any time.

The first class of young farmers was announced Aug. 1, 2012, with Gov. Jack Markell recognizing the participants.

For more information on this program or to submit applications, please contact:

Austin Short, Deputy Secretary
Delaware Department of Agriculture
(800) 282-8685 (in Delaware)
(302) 698-4500