Contact the Center for Rural AffairsChuck Hassebrook, Executive Director
Center for Rural Affairs - Lyons Office
145 Main Street, P. O. Box 136
Lyons, NE 68038
Center for Rural Affairs
The Center provides assistance to beginning farmers and ranchers thru programs such as "Land Link" which helps them gain access to the land, financing, knowledge and skills to make a successful start. The Center also provides information on new production systems and skills and offer a series of articles on advice for beginners. They also have a guide for farm and resource planning called IFARM: Integrated Farm and Resource Management Plan.