by Leslee Kulba
Wild West blogger
Drawing from resources deep in the vast national debt, the USDA has the wherewithal to offer people up to $50,000 to pursue a career in agriculture. To date, the microloan program has provided over 16,800 loans totaling over $373 million. As an added bonus, the low interest rates offered by the government might even stimulate conventional lenders to implement more or higher fees to make up for business lost.