Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Programupdated: January 2015

The DEQ Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program provides Virginia agricultural producers with a low interest financing alternative for costs associated with the implementation of specified best management practices (BMPs) which relate to water quality improvement in the Commonwealth.

From its beginning in January 2000 through June 2014 the DEQ Virginia Ag BMP loan program provided a total of 486 low interest loans, totaling $45,750,900 to Virginia agricultural producers who were implementing Best Management Practices that will improve water quality in the Commonwealth.

If you're a Virginia farmer and are interested in implementing any one of 22 loan eligible BMPs the Virginia Ag BMP Loan Program may be able to assist you by providing you with low interest financing. To learn more about the program please review the program guidelines booklet.

Contact Agricultural Best Management Practices Loan Program

Walter A. Gills
Program Manager
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, Virginia  23218
Phone: (804) 698-4133


Service Area

Statewide Program in:
  • Virginia

Office Locaters

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