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The Beginning Farmer Center provides educational resources and programming for new farmers and their professional advisors. We are part of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Sign up for our newsletter to receive information on BFC news and events.

Find resources associated with farm succession planning such as business entities, estate planning basics, and FAQs.

The Farm Tax Resource page contains information on federal tax basics and new Iowa tax laws.

Access written detailed reviews of Iowa law impacting agricultural producers and landowners. 

Regardless of their stage of life, farmers and farmland owners must consider the future. This workbook is intended to educate readers about key estate and succession planning concepts.

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Program supports value-added agriculture enterprises, businesses and regional food systems through research, education and community engagement.

For nearly 40 years, Ag Decision Maker has worked to help Iowa farmers be prepared to make informed decisions regarding their finances.