Agribusiness and Capital Markets

Products & Services - Agribusiness and Capital Markets

Dedicated to the food and agribusiness industries. 

Industry Commitment

AgCountry staff keeps current on trends in agriculture and finance and understands the cyclical nature of commodity markets. We have worked through economic and industry cycles with our clients and have earned the respect of our peers for how we conduct ourselves in the market. We lend money to both private and public companies and those that are unrated as well as rated.



AgCountry provides financing to companies in a wide variety of industries. Lending experience covers the following industries:

  • Farm-related services
  • Ethanol
  • Grain production and processing
  • Sugar
  • Machinery and implement dealers
  • Timber and packaging
  • Dairy production and processing
  • Fruit and vegetable production and processing
  • Rural utilities and telecoms
  • Vineyards and wineries


Financial Products 

AgCountry provides the following products and services: 

  • Competitive interest rates for various rate products (fixed, variable, adjustable)
  • Loan maturities up to 25 years for some projects
  • Seasonal loans, term loans, construction loans, real estate loans, and leases
  • Risk analysis and risk management tools
  • Assistance in developing policies and procedures for inventory and accounts receivable management to improve profitability
  • Agent services to access needed capital
  • Consultation regarding business entity structure and capitalization
  • Cash management products


Loan Participations and Syndications

AgCountry is active in the participation and syndication markets. Our activity in these markets include:

  • Facilitate the sharing of credit expertise
  • Help meet the capital needs of large customers
  • Diversify portfolio risk
  • Contribute to overall profitability
  • Provide additional options for customers


Contact Information

Warren Shoen, Senior Vice President
Phone: (952) 513-0326
600 South Highway 169, Suite 850
Minneapolis, MN 55426

Jim Baltezore, Senior Vice President
Phone: (701) 499-2579
1900 44 Street South
Fargo, ND 58108