Leasing

For many dairy producers, leases play an important role on their farms. Whether you’re looking to improve or expand your operation, we offer several lease payment options for both farm equipment and cattle to fit your financial goals.

Farm Equipment Leasing

Whether you need a bulk tank, skid steer or fans, our equipment leasing option gives you the advantage of flexible payment structures and terms that are tailored to your business.

Equipment lease information:
  • To submit a lease application to Agri-Max Services, you must have been in business for a minimum of three years as a farm manager/owner
  • There is a minimal advance payment
  • Multiple lease-end purchase options
  • Fixed payments
  • Three to five year terms
  • Single asset financing

Application

Cattle Leasing

Whether you have extra stalls or extra feed, we can help you lease the cattle you need. Our unique DairyleaseSM program offers 36-month terms on bred heifers.

Application

Dairylease information:

  • To submit a lease application to Agri-Max Financial Services, you must have been in business for a minimum of three years as a farm manager/owner
  • The lease period is 36 months, with the option of purchasing or returning the animals at the end of the lease. Equal monthly payments are made through milk check deduction
  • Only first calf heifers will be leased. Agri-Max must approve the livestock you've selected from an outside supplier
  • Minimum group size is 10 heifers. No more than 50 percent of your farm's total herd can be leased at one time
  • The heifer calves are held as security until the end of the lease term. If the end of term purchase option is selected and paid, ownership is transferred to you
  • Culling of leased animals can be done at your discretion, but replacements must be made within a 30-day period
  • All leased cows are tagged with Dairylease tags
  • All leased cows must be insured by the producer
  • Agri-Max will perform periodic field inspections of the cattle and facilities
  • Cows must be monitored on an individual basis by Dairy Herd Improvement Association or an equivalent testing program for production, butterfat, protein, somatic cell counts, body condition and breeding 
  • A routine herd health program must be maintained with an ongoing veterinarian relationship. This includes monthly reproduction exams, a vaccination program, parasite control and mastitis prevention
  • Animals must be bred through artificial insemination

Download a Dairylease application.