Tractor tilling a field

Agriculture Loans

Mike DeLong

Michael DeLong

VP/Commercial/Agriculture Loan Officer

Employee since 2017

Baldwin Office
Baldwin Girls Hockey Coach and Board Member

Tony Thornton

Tony Thornton

VP / Commercial Loan Officer

NMLS ID# 846521

Employee since 2018

Chippewa Falls Offices
Favorite Hobby: Being “The Bug Guy”

Isaac Christenson

Isaac Christenson

Agriculture Loan Officer/Credit Analyst

Employee Since 2019

Baldwin Office
Favorite Hobby: Outdoor Photography





Working Capital Loans

Working capital loans are typically used to purchase crop inputs, feeder livestock, or feed. Allows you to borrow, repay, and re-borrow funds throughout the term of the loan. Credit lines are available to compliment your cash flow needs. They offer flexible repayment terms with payments made monthly, quarterly or annually to correspond with the timing of your cash flow.

Personal Property Loans

Personal property loans are used to purchase breeding livestock and machinery. They offer easy-to-budget fixed payments, with amortizations up to 7 years.

Farm Real Estate Loans

Farm real estate loans are used to purchase land or buildings. They can also be used for building construction and renovation projects. Typical amortizations are up to 20 years.

Farm Service Agency (FSA) Guaranteed Loans

As an FSA Certified Lender (CLP) First Bank of Baldwin works extensively with the FSA guaranteed loan programs. These loans are used by farmers who do not qualify for conventional financing. The money is borrowed from the bank. Our qualified lending personnel complete all loan documentation. Lines of credit, personal property loans, and real estate loans are eligible.

Wisconsin Housing and Economic Development Authority (WHEDA) Loans

WHEDA CROP loans provide up to 80% guaranteed loan amounts of greater than $50,000 for expenses for farmers who do not qualify for conventional financing. WHEDA FARM is a guaranteed loan program for producers who wish to expand or modernize an existing operation.