Ag Lending

Our Ag Lending Commitment To Farmers

Northwestern Bank specializes in Ag Lending with the most experienced Ag Lenders in Chippewa County.

Our Ag Lenders take pride in careful consideration of each Ag application and proceed with structuring your loan according to your resources and with your goals in mind.

Our philosophy is to treat each farmer as an individual and consider each situation as presented. As a farmer, your business is constantly changing and we are committed to working with these changes to provide you with the best possible customer service!

Northwestern Bank realizes that your well-being affects the well-being of our community as a whole. We are proud to be partners with many area farm families and look forward to serving you!

When you're in need of farm financing come to the ag professionals who don't leave their expertise in the office . . . Come to Northwestern Bank!

Loan Products

Real Estate Loans

Long term liability- such as: Farm land, buildings & fixtures


Intermediate assets - such as: Livestock, machinery & equipment

Operating Capital

Short term money -such as: Crop expense, repairs & maintenance

Lines of Credit

Lines of credit available - which can be structured to your farm business needs for planned or unexpected expenditures

Ag Lenders at Northwestern Bank

Our Ag Lenders welcome the opportunity to be of service to you and your farm business! Please call any of our experienced Ag Lenders:

Kent Pickerign
Vice President

Combining Kent's 33 years of banking experience at Northwestern Bank and being a lifetime resident of the Chippewa Valley, Kent understands the big picture regarding lending in our area. He believes that Northwestern Bank stands out in the Chippewa Valley due to the high level of community involvement, and that the bank is truly embedded in the fabric that defines our neighborhoods.

Kent has been married to wife Chris for over 20 years.  She is a second-grade teacher at Cornell Elementary School and together they have two children, Abby and Sam.

Cornell & Thorp
Ag & Commercial Lending
(715) 239.6414 [email protected]
NMLS Number: 507818