The Idaho Farm and Ranch Center was created in 2020, in response to requests, concerns and hopes brought to us by agriculturalists across the state. The mission of the Center is to collaborate with partners to promote resources and organize efforts that help farmers and ranchers cultivate a viable and resilient agricultural industry.

Agriculturalists face numerous challenges, from the joys and pressures of multi-generational farm management to the capital-intensive nature of agriculture.  To meet the needs of agricultural producers, the Center provides resources on key topic areas of mental health/managing farm stress, succession and estate planning, managing a family business and starting a farm or ranch.

Financial Resources

Financial planning and management are the most important aspects of successful farms and ranches.

The most important thing you can do is work on your succession plan first – then start on your estate plan.

Take care of yourself – you put the farm and family first, but neither can function without you!

If you are looking for agricultural land to lease or buy, or you are a landowner and would like to have your land used for agricultural production, this is the place to start! Idaho Farm Link is the place you can connect, whether you are a landowner or land seeker.

The Farm & Ranch Center thanks our Veterans for their service. We offer resource information for Veterans already involved in agriculture, new to agriculture, and more!

Find resources for producers related to adaptive practices, financial assistance, rehabilitation, treatment, and more

Contact Us

Farm and Ranch Center Administration

Temporary Employee – Job Position (208) 332-8502

Caily Woods – Ag. Program Manager (208) 332-8508

Laura Johnson – Ag. Bureau Chief (208) 332-8533


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Upcoming Events

Join Idaho’s Chapter of the Farmer Veteran
Coalition, University of Idaho Extension, and
the USDA NRCS for an exploration of the
ways that USDA NRCS can support Veteran
Farmers and Ranchers in Idaho. Learn about
cost share programs for conservation, high
tunnels, restoration or habitat creation, and
much more. Find out how to access these
programs and how to qualify for
consideration related to your military service.

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