Beginning Farmer Institute

The National Farmers Union has just opened up applications for the 2022 Beginning Farmer Institute Program(BFI)!

BFI is a free year-long training program intended to improve the health of the farm and ranch businesses of our stakeholders. The National Farmers Union aims to bring together participants from diverse backgrounds around shared learning objectives, including:

  • Business Formation,
  • Business Planning,
  • Taxation,
  • Accounting,
  • Land,
  • Labor, and
  • Credit

Please click the link below to learn more about the program and also about the application process. Applications are due no later than 11:59 PM ET on December 1st, 2021.

For questions, comments, or concerns, please email Charlie Michel at