The National Council of State Agricultural Finance Programs and the Council of Development Finance Agencies have released the 2017 National Council of State Agricultural Finance Programs Directory. The directory outlines 83 ag loan programs fro 36 states. The directory features individual programs that assist beginning and first-time farmers, existing family farm operations, and agribusiness firms. Seven tax-credit programs and nine bond programs are highlighted along with many other agricultural loan programs. The directory outlines programs that promote and support rural economic development. The 177-page directory is free online in PDF.