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The Iowa State University Extension Value Added Agriculture Program is now working together with the ISU Beginning Farmer Center to offer additional resources for beginning farmers. New resources available from the joint venture include an informal mentoring program for beginning farmers in Iowa interested in value-added agricultural enterprises and an online toolkit for beginning farmers.

Several states participate in the National Farm Transition Network. Look below for your state's contact information.

Farm Link of Arkansas
Arkansas Development Finance Authority
P.O. Box 8023
Little Rock, AR 72203
Office: 501.682.5998
Contact: Joyce Hutchinson
E-mail: jhutchinson@adfa.state.ar.us

California FarmLink
P.O. Box 2224
Sebastopol, CA 95473
Office: 707.829.1691
Fax: 707.829.1693
Contact: Steve Schwartz
E-mail: info@californiafarmlink.org

New England Land Link
P.O. Box 608
Belchertown, MA 01007
Office: 413.323.4531
Fax: 413.323.9594
Contact: Kathy Ruhf, Director
Matt Rulevich, Program Manager
E-mail: landlink@smallfarm.org

Farm On - Beginning Farmer Center
Iowa State University Extension
10861 Douglas Avenue, Suite B
Urbandale, IA 50322
Office: 515.727.0656
Toll-free: 800.447.1985
Fax: 515.331.8908
Contact: John Baker
E-mail: jrbaker@iastate.edu

Maine Farmlink
P.O. Box 58
Freedom, ME 04941
Office: 207.382.3255
Fax: 207.382.3255
Contact: Susie O'Keeffe, Coordinator
E-mail: smok@mofga.org

P.O. Box 608
Belchertown, MA 01007
Office: 413.323.4531
Fax: 413.323.9594
Contact: Kathy Ruhf, Director
Matt Rulevich, Program Manager
E-mail: landlink@smallfarm.org

Eastern Shore Land Conservancy
P.O. Box 169
Queenstown, MD 21658
Office: 410.827.9756

50 Harry S. Truman Parkway
Annapolis, MD 21401
Office: 410.841.5770
Contact: Valerie Gonlin
E-mail: gonlinvm@mda.state.md.us

New England Land Link
P.O. Box 608
Belchertown, MA 01007
Office: 413.323.4531
Fax: 413.323.9594
Contact: Kathy Ruhf, Director
Matt Rulevich, Program Manager
E-mail: landlink@smallfarm.org

FarmLink
Michigan Farm Bureau
7373 W Saginaw Hwy.
Lansing, MI 48917
Office: 517.323.7000
Toll-free: 888.805.4864
Fax: 517.323.6604
Contact: Matthew Smego
E-mail: msmego@mail.michfb.com

Land Stewardship Project
Farm Beginnings
P.O. Box 130
Lewiston, MN 55952
Office: 507.523.3366
Contact: Karen Stettler
E-mail: stettler@landstewardshipproject.org

Montana Farm Link
Alternative Energy Resources Organization
432 NW Last Chance Gulch
Helena, MT 59601
Office: 406.443.7272
Fax: 406.442.9120
Contact: Jonda Crosby, Sustainable Ag Program Manager
E-mail: aero@aeromt.org

Land Link
Center for Rural Affairs
P.O. Box 406
Walthill, NE 68067
Office: 402.846.5428
Fax: 402.846.5420
Contact: Joy Johnson
E-mail: joyj@cfra.org

Nebraska Department of Agriculture
P.O. Box 94947
Lincoln, NE 68509-4947
Office: 402.471.6890
Toll-free: 800.446.4071
Fax: 402.471.6876
Contact: Marian Beethe, Program Administrator
E-mail: marianjb@agr.state.ne.us

New England Land Link
P.O. Box 608
Belchertown, MA 01007
Office: 413.323.4531
Fax: 413.323.9594
Contact: Kathy Ruhf, Director
Matt Rulevich, Program Manager
E-mail: landlink@smallfarm.org

State Ag Development Committee
State of New Jersey
PO Box 330
Trenton, NJ 08625-0330
Office: 609.984.2504
Fax: 609.633.2004
Contact: David Kimmel
E-mail: david.kimmel@ag.state.nj.us

NY FarmLink
c/o NY FarmNet
415 Warren Hall
Ithaca, NY 14853
Office: 800.547.FARM
E-mail: info@farmlink.org

North Carolina Farm Transition Network
P.O. Box 27766
Raleigh, NC 27611
919/782-1705 ext. 8290
fax 919/788-1075
Contact: Andrew Branan, Director

Pennsylvania Farm Link
2708 A North Colebrook Road
Manheim, PA 17545
Office: 717.664.7077
Fax: 717.664.7078
Contact: Marion Bowlan
E-mail pafarmlink@redrose.net

New England Land Link
P.O. Box 608
Belchertown, MA 01007
Office: 413.323.4531
Fax: 413.323.9594
Contact: Kathy Ruhf, Director
Matt Rulevich, Program Manager
E-mail: landlink@smallfarm.org

Land Link Vermont
Center for Sustainable Agriculture
Office: 802.656.0233
Fax: 802.656.8874
Contact: Deb Heleba

P.O. Box 608
Belchertown, MA 01007
Office: 413.323.4531
Fax: 413.323.9594
Contact: Kathy Ruhf, Director
Matt Rulevich, Program Manager
E-mail: landlink@smallfarm.org

Virginia FarmLink
Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
P.O. Box 1163
Richmond, VA 23218
Office: 804.786.3501
Fax: 804.371.2945
Contact: William P. Dickinson, Jr.
E-mail: wdickinson@vdacs.state.va.us

Washington Farm Assistance
Puget Sound Farm Trust
P.O. Box 47436
Seattle, WA 98146
Office: 206.767.7334
Fax: 206.767.0111
Contact: Melinda McBride
E-mail: melindam@thefarmtrust.org

Cascade Harvest Coalition
4649 Sunnyside Avenue North, Room 12
Seattle, WA 98103
Office: 206.632.0606
Fax: 206.632.1080
Contact: Mary Embleton
E-mail: mary@oz.net

Wisconsin Farm Center
Office: 800.942.2474 or 608.224.5049
Fax: 608.224.5110
Contact: Gwen Garvey
E-mail: Gwen.Garvey@datcp.state.wi.us

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