Operational since 1933, First South Farm Credit is one of the Farm Credit System's largest lending institutions in Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi. The institution offers uninterrupted loans as well as financial services to its clients. It provides loans to purchase and finance land, timber, hunting, recreational property, loans for land improvement, construction of ponds, lakes and country cabins. Additionally, First South Farm Credit offers long-term land loans through its loan participation program. The institution also provides short and intermediate-term loans for agribusiness and agricultural production.