Thank you for your interest in enrolling in National Farmers Union's Beginning Farmer Institute. Digital applications must be submitted through this webform by 11:59 pm ET on December 1st, 2021.
A printable version of the application is available at https://nfu.org/education/beginning-farmer-institute/.
Please note that the following required attachments should be uploaded in the designated fields on the final page of this webform prior to submission:
A current resume, no longer than one page, that lists accomplishments.
One reference letter in support of your candidacy for NFU’s Beginning Farmer Institute.
A 2-3 page – typed and double-spaced – essay describing your current farm or ranch operation, how you envision your operation in 5 years, and how participating in BFI will help you achieve this.
To save your progress, click the "Save" button at the bottom of the screen. You will receive a link via email allowing your to resume your progress later. Upon completion, you will receive a PDF copy of your responses.
Questions? Email Charlie Michel (email@example.com).