First Bank & Trust Company's Agricultural Division 
The Agricultural Lending Division of First Bank & Trust Company is dedicated to serving the unique needs of the agricultural industry.  Our commitment has made us the largest agricultural lender among community banks in Virginia, North Carolina and Tennessee.  We are one of the “Top 100” agricultural lenders in the nation and one of the premier USDA-FSA preferred lenders in the mid-Atlantic region including southwest Virginia and northeast Tennessee. 
First Bank & Trust Company's Agricultural Services 
Our lenders are experienced and committed to ensuring competitive pricing and flexible terms on all agriculture loans.  This means that our loans will be more accessible, more affordable and more structured to your unique environment.   

  • Beef Cattle Production
  • Dairy Production
  • Poultry Production
  • Row Crop and Hay Production
  • Fruit & Vegetable Production
  • Commercial Nursery
  • Farmland Mortgages
  • Agribusiness Enterprises
    To speak directly to your local agricultural specialist, call: 
                        In Virginia: 
  • Abingdon 276-623-0128
  • Harrisonburg 540-437-0604
  • Christiansburg 540-260-9060
  • Staunton 540-885-8000
  • Forest 434-455-0888
  • Richmond 540-292-5943
  • Bridgewater 540-828-2020
  • Winchester 540-532-1054
  • Wytheville 276-228-1125
  •             In Tennessee: 
  • Johnson City 423-282-3850
    First Bank & Trust Company Awards and Rankings 

  • 12th IN THE NATION, #1 Community Bank in Virginia and Tennessee -       Capital Performance Group, LLC, 2013

  • TOP 15% PERCENTILE - Seifried and Brew LLC Award based on     exemplary performance of balancing risk and reward

  • 2013 LENDER OF THE YEAR - USDA-Business & Industry Award for outstanding participation in Rural Business Loan Program

  • DISTINGUISHED FRIEND OF VA AGRIBUSINESS - Virginia Agribusiness Council,  2012

  • 74TH AGRICULTURAL BANK - American Banker's Top 100 Agricultural   Banks in the Nation

    Why First Bank & Trust Agricultural Division is Unique 

  • Board of Directors that know agriculture and is committed to its growth

  • Only USDA-FSA preferred lender among community banks in Virginia

  • Approved FarmerMac Loan Originator

  • Other Financing Institution (OFI) through Farm Credit System

  • Officers specializing in agricultural lending

  • Agricultural Advisory Board
    Why an Ag Advisory Board?  
    Our Ag Advisory Board Helps create a network with the agricultural industry.   
    Its members are comprised of professionals who provide guidance on various sectors of the agricultural industry and insight from commodity specialists. 
    Informational Links  
  • Daily Radio Newsline

  • Radio Newsline Archives  

  • Weekly Radio Features  

  • Radio Features Archive

  • Laws and Regulations

  • Agricultural Thesaurus  

  • Plant Hardiness Zone Map  

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