Farm Credit Fellows

What is Farm Credit Fellows?

The Farm Credit Fellows program is a collaborative program between Western AgCredit, Northwest Farm Credit Services, Utah State University, and Brigham Young University-Idaho. It offers in-class learning, seminars with ag lenders and opportunities to be in the field with Farm Credit professionals. Program participants will have the opportunity to interact and learn from agriculture lenders, including case studies and loan decisioning. For students interested in agriculture lending and farm management, this is the opportunity for you!

What is Farm Credit?

The nation-wide Farm Credit System has served agriculture and rural communities for over 100 years by providing a reliable source of credit and other financially related services.

USU Program Requirements

BYU-I Program Requirements

Program Timeline

Application Process

Download the application here. Applications are due Sept. 25, 2020. Interviews will be held at BYU-I on Oct 1st and at USU on Oct. 2nd. Applicants selected for the program will be notified in writing after the interview process.

Fellowship Scholarship

All students selected for the program will receive a $1000 scholarship for participating in the program. Lodging and meals for the loan discussion in South Jordan will also be covered.


Utah State Applications:

Ryan Larsen, PhD.
Department of Applied Economics
Utah State University
4800 Old Main Hill
Logan, UT 84322-4800

Brigham Young University - Idaho Applications:

Jeremy Slade
Department of Economics
108 SMI
Brigham Young University-Idaho