For help now call the
Farm & Rural Help Line
Minnesota Farmer Assistance Network
MFAN provides a conduit of financial resources for Minnesota farmers and farm families facing economic hardship.
University of Minnesota Extension is offering free, confidential one-to-one financial counseling for farmers experiencing severe financial stress.
To set up an appointment with an Extension farm financial analyst, farmers can call the Farm Information Line at 1-800-232-9077.
MFAN can point a Farmer to Farm Advocates that can help with:
MFAN also serves as a referral for legal services, basic needs, and mental health counseling.
MFAN operates under administration of the Minnesota Rural Finance Authority (RFA), and in collaboration with a network of organizations, including:
Toll Free at 1-877-898-MFAN (6326) or Twin Cities at 651-201-6327