First South Farm Credit

Come grow with us!

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First South is the leading provider of financial services and land financing for agribusiness in Alabama, Louisiana, and Mississippi. As part of the Farm Credit System, we’ve provided loans and financial services to farmers and rural entrepreneurs since 1916. And… as a successful financial cooperative, First South shares it profits with its’ members (customers) in the form of a Patronage refund, which lowers your cost of borrowing.

Service Area

First South has 46 locations to serve you throughout Alabama (16), Louisiana (13), and Mississippi (15).


Providing the funds to finance or refinance your agricultural business or land purchases is what we do best. We provide loans for a variety of agricultural needs, including timber, land improvements, and country homes.

  • Land
  • Land Improvements
  • Timber
  • Country Homes
  • Equipment
  • Crop Production
  • Poultry
  • Livestock
  • Agri-business
  • Aquaculture

Long term land loans – First South provides long term financing for purchasing or refinancing rural real estate and country homes.

Intermediate-term loans – we finance machinery, equipment, vehicles, and improvements to rural property.

Short-term loans – First South provides short term financing for production, operations, repairs, and inventory.

Financial Services

First South provides a full range of financial services.

  • Life insurance
  • Multi-peril crop Insurance
  • Livestock Risk Protection Insurance
  • Loan guarantees by government agencies
  • Equipment and Vehicle Leasing

Visit our website at to learn more about how First South can help you.