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Farmer-Lender Mediation

Seeking solutions in difficult times

Credit is essential to farmers. In fact, the need for investments in land and equipment requires most farmers to carry debt. Unfortunately, debt can lead to farm foreclosures and major lifestyle changes.

About Farmer-Lender Mediation


Statute packet

Read the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act - Statute Packet.

Program results

View 2016–2020 executive summaries below.

Additional resources

Find resources for difficult times in Minnesota, including counseling, advocacy, legal and referral resources.

For more information

If you have questions or would like more information about Mandatory Farmer-Lender Mediation, contact the Statewide Mediation Coordinator, Mary Nell Preisler, director, Farmer Lender Mediation, preis002@umn.edu or 218-935-5785.

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