Fresno First Bank has partnered with Farmer Mac to better serve our ag customers. Farmer Mac is designed to boost the availability of long-term credit for American farmers, ranchers, and Agri-Business. This program allows Fresno First Bank to offer a new breadth of products to the agricultural community.

The Farmer Mac loan program is for Agri-business in need of Ag-purpose funding such as:

  • Purchases
  • Refinances
  • Permanent Planting Development
  • Facility Construction & Improvement
  • Cultural & Operating Needs
  • Equipment Purchases

Benefits of the Farmer Mac program:

  • Fixed and adjustable rates available and can be converted during the life of the loan
  • Flexible options on rate and term
  • Quick preliminary approval from Farmer Mac
  • Monthly, semi-annual and annual payment options are available
  • No Prepayment penalties

Fresno First Banks Ag Department is a direct seller of Farmer Mac Loans. We originate and facilitate the closing of your loan for Farmer Mac. The best part is that after closing, Fresno First Bank is your contact for the life of the loan. You will have local people, who know local matters, helping you and your business grow.


Ken Dodderer

SVP Agribusiness Lending Manager

(559) 348-5713

Michael Stevenson

VP, Commercial Loan Officer