Ala. Admin. Code r. 108-1-3-.01 - Cattle Working Facilities Loan Program

Funds may be loaned by the authority to a borrower under the Cattle Working Loan Program if the borrower is engaged in agricultural operations in this state and the borrowed funds will be used for construction of improved cattle working facilities for use on farms and ranches in this state; enables increased efficiency in handling cattle, along with better monitoring of cattle herd health; and improves production practices.

(a) Applicants are subject to a $50 loan application fee for each application submitted.
(b) All borrowers seeking loans under this rule are subject to credit checks by the authority.
(c) All structures proposed to be built with funds loaned under this rule must meet certain standard criteria as determined by the authority and all building plans for any proposed project must be approved by an authority representative prior to award of a loan pursuant to this program.
(d) $20,000 is the maximum amount that will be loaned under this rule.
(e) An inspection of applicant's agricultural operation by an authority representative is required prior to loan approval.
(f) Application fee for each application submitted. All amounts borrowed under this rule shall be repaid to the authority, plus interest at the applicable rate, no later than 3 years from the date loan proceeds are issued to the borrower.
(g) Interest charged on funds borrowed under this rule is 3%.
(h) All borrowed amounts must be full collateralized.
(i) All loans issued pursuant to this rule require personal guaranty by an individual with sufficient assets to fully satisfy the borrowed amount in the event of default.
(j) All borrowed amounts must be fully collateralized.
(k) The authority reserves the right to deny any loan application.


Ala. Admin. Code r. 108-1-3-.01
Adopted by Alabama Administrative Monthly Volume XXXV, Issue No. 07, April 28, 2017, eff. 5/20/2017.

Author: Alabama Agricultural Development Authority

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, ยง 2-3A-7.

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