Beginning Farmer Center

Chair/Director Name: 
David Baker, Director
Phone: 
(877) 232-1999
E-mail: 
bfc@iastate.edu
Mission: 
The center coordinates educational programs and services for beginning farmer efforts statewide. It assesses the needs of beginning and retiring farmers; develops, coordinates and delivers targeted education to beginning and retiring farm families; as well as provide programs and services that develop skills and knowledge in financial management and planning, legal issues, tax laws, technical production and management, leadership, sustainable agriculture, human health and the environment.
Mailing Address: 

Beginning Farmer Center, 10861 Douglas Avenue, Suite B, Urbandale, IA 50322