Farm Management: Kelvin Leibold

Kelvin Leibold

Counties Served
  • Kossuth
  • Winnebago
  • Worth
  • Hancock
  • Cerro Gordo
  • Humboldt
  • Wright
  • Franklin
  • Butler
  • Webster
  • Hamilton
  • Hardin
  • Grundy

 

Areas of Expertise
  • Farm management
  • Farmland and Building leasing
  • Global agriculture
  • Land values
  • Farm Machinery management
  • Estate planning
  • Intergenerational transfer and Beginning Farmers
Frequent Clients

Farmers, lenders, farm managers, Extension staff

Joined ISU Extension

September 1987

Extension Positions/Other Experience
  • Vocational Agriculture Instructor, Starmont Comm. Schools, Iowa, 1977-79
  • Retail Fertilizer Sales, Kaiser Ag. Chemicals, Cresco, Iowa, 1979-82
  • Insurance and Investment Sales, Northwestern Mutual Life, Cresco, Iowa, 1982-84
  • Vocational Agriculture Instructor, Rolfe Comm. Schools, Rolfe, Iowa, 1984-87
  • Franklin County Extension Agriculturist, Iowa State University, 1987-92
  • Farm Management Field Specialist, Iowa State University, 1992-present
Education
  • B.S. Ag. Ed. Iowa State University 1977
  • M.S. Ag. Ed. Iowa State University 1987
Awards/Honors/Publications
  • University Extension New Professional Award 1989
  • Hampton Chamber DSA Award 1992
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi State Early Career Award 1994
  • National Association of County Ag Agents Achievement Award 1996
  • ISU Extension Achievement Award 1997
  • ISU Achievement Award 1999
  • Manure Nutrient Management, Individual Achievement Award 2001
  • ISU Extension Achievement Award 2001 - "Farm Financial Counseling"
  • ISU Extension Team Achievement Award 2002 - "Farm Bill Education"
  • NACAA Communication Award 2002
  • NACAA Distinguished Service Award 2003
  • ISU Extension Team Achievement Award 2004 - "Ag Management E-School"
  • ISU Extension "R. K. Bliss" Award 2004
  • Epsilon Sigma Phi State Mid-Career Award 2005
  • ISU Extension Team Achievement Award 2007 - "John Deere Development Project"
  • ISU Extension Team Achievement Award 2007 - "John Deere Teaching Team"
  • Co-authored three articles in Pm-1746 "Iowa's Pork Industry-Dollars and Scents"
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