Farmers & Ranchers
If you can't get an answer from a federal agency in a timely fashion, or if you feel you have been treated unfairly, Congressman Smith's office may be able to help resolve a problem or get you the information you need. Please visit the "Help with a Federal Agency" page for more information on how we can help.
Resources for Farmers & Ranchers
Farm Loan Programs
Makes direct and guaranteed Farm Ownership (FO) and Operating Loans (OL) to family-size farmers and ranchers who cannot obtain commercial credit from a bank, the Farm Credit System institution, or other lenders.
Important information about USDA’s support for agriculture producers.
Commodity Credit Corporation
Here you will find information on everything related to U.S. and foreign financial institutions, current commodity loans interest rates and export credit guarantee programs.
Find information on emergency loans for assistance with natural disaster losses resulting from drought, flood, fire, freeze, tornadoes, pest infestation, and other calamities.
Crop and Livestock Insurance
Crop and livestock insurance information that allows customers to quickly calculate premiums, locate agents, and download files on demand.