Agricultural Best Management Practices (AgBMP) Loan is a water quality program that provides low interest loans to land owners. The program purpose is to improve water quality as identified by Cities or the County in local water plans. It is unique in its structure and is not duplicated by other programs or funding sources.
The AgBMP Loan Program is funded by the Minnesota State Legislature, the Minnesota Public Facilities Authority, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and is administered through the Minnesota Department of Agriculture.
The AgBMP Loan Program provides financing at below-market interest rates. These low interest loans save you money making it more economical to implement practices that improve and protect water quality.
Who May Apply:
Landowner/Borrower completes application.
County evaluates application and
determines if project is eligible.
Borrower completes project with licensed/
certified installer or contractor .
Borrower provides receipts to County.
Borrower and County close the loan.
Special assessment certified to property tax.
Terms of Loan:
Maximum loan length is 10 years.
Interest rate 3% plus normal/customary fees.
Loan amounts limited to $100,000 to any
one individual or project.
Borrower repays the County via special
assessment to property tax.
Mound Septic Systems
Private Wells To meet set back requirements
Repair broken casings
Abandon/sealing open well
Must solve existing/potential groundwater
Projects already completed
Projects having court filings against them
Community Development Coordinator
Fax: 763-323-5682 Email