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Bath State Bank’s Ag Department is named as a Top Ag Lender for 2023 (click for article) by the Independent Community Bankers of America. BSB ranks 4th among farm lenders across the nation in assets less than $300 million. Recognition is based on strength of relationships, competitive banking services and loan growth ranked by dollar volume.

Bath State Bank is strongly committed to the agricultural community throughout Indiana and Ohio. Being an independently-owned community bank means that you always receive the personalized service, no matter what your agricultural needs are. We enjoy the benefit of working with many great farm operations no matter what the size.

We have the experience and products to help you with every aspect of your farming business. We understand that every person who walks through our door has a unique situation, so our experienced Ag loan officers take the time to evaluate your needs. Bank with people who know the farming business.

A few quick notes about our Ag program:

  • Loans may include improved or unimproved properties
  • Multiple financing options available
  • Fixed and variable interest rates
  • Personal service
  • Our loan officers know the farming business

Our full-service farm department specializes in many types of Ag loans. We also offer resources to help you be organized and efficient in your bookkeeping. In addition, from time-to-time we share hot topics and upcoming events that might be of interest to you as a landowner and a farmer.

Simply visit our handy links within our Ag section. In addition, visit our Business section for your checking, saving, health saving, etc. banking needs.

Bath State Bank has acquired Preferred Lender Program status under U.S. Department of Agriculture — Farm Service Agency. The Preferred Lender Program, or PLP, is the top status that a lender can hold in the Farm Service Agency (FSA) Guaranteed Loan Program. The program allows us to help many more farmers purchase land, equipment and livestock, and assist them through difficult times with the help of this program.