Articles related to Farm Management

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 13:07

A recent ISU Extension and Outreach publication, “Farm financial management: 16 ways to stretch cash flow,” details the actions that farmers can take to improve their liquidity when times get tough.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:50

Farming has become increasingly complex, and farmers must consider many factors as they weigh decisions about planting and fertilizing, pest and disease management and soil and water conservation. As they gather information and advice to make decisions, farmers rely on a variety of professional advisers to varying degrees, according to the 2014 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 10:52

Updates on the latest crop production products and recommendations are topics at ISU Extension and Outreach meetings in Iowa City Nov. 24 and Ames Dec. 16.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 10:31

Much grain has been harvested and put into the bin at 60 degrees and warmer, so proper grain drying and cooling is essential for storage life and grain quality. For safe grain storage during warmer conditions core it, cool it and check it.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 09:49

The annual Integrated Crop Management Conference will be held Dec. 2-3, 2015 at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus. This year, the conference has increased the number of speakers, providing topics and information on the latest in crop production and technology from around Iowa and the Midwest.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 15:49

ISU Extension and Outreach Agricultural Outlook meetings are designed to provide participants with a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential, and management implications.

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 08:05

ISU Extension and Outreach will use grant funds received from the USDA to develop and implement programs that support beginning and retiring farmers and military veterans interested in farming.

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:11

The Ag Decision Maker website has updated information on various types of leases and forms to make farm lease negotiations easier for farmers and renters.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 13:02

Farmers are increasing their use of information technology devices and accessing information to help with farming decisions, according to the 2014 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.