Articles related to Farm Management

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 11:12

Margaret Van Ginkel, an ISU Extension and Outreach hotlines coordinator and human sciences specialist in family finance, is making a difference at Iowa State University. She is one of the women being honored by the Carrie Chapman Catt Center for Women and Politics on the 11th annual Women Impacting ISU calendar.
 

Monday, January 9, 2017 - 08:59

Mediation is an option available to farmers as they work with their creditors to find a mutually beneficial solution to a delinquent secured agricultural debt of $20,000 or more. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has partnered with Iowa Mediation Service to create a video providing information and tips to help farmers better understand the mediation process.

Thursday, December 15, 2016 - 10:44

The market for livestock has been a bit of a rollercoaster over the last few years. Strong prices during 2014 and early 2015 have given way to lower prices that are more in line with what producers saw from 2010-13, says Lee Schulz, livestock economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 13:44

Average Iowa farmland value has shown a decline for the third year in a row — the first time this has happened since the 1980s farm crisis — and is now estimated to be $7,183 per acre. The statewide per acre value declined $449, or 5.9 percent, since November 2015. Land values were determined by the 2016 Iowa State University Land Value Survey.

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 08:50

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a farm business succession workshop to help farm families begin important conversations and start putting transition plans on paper. The workshop is Feb. 17-18, 2017, in Fort Dodge.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 08:50

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2017.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:15

Iowa pond owners have available to them a series of three video lectures designed to provide pond management strategies.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 09:14

The real world of crop markets is reflected in the website Iowa Commodity Challenge, developed by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Farm Bureau. Website users can explore how various tools work – without putting their actual money on the table.

Friday, November 11, 2016 - 09:23

Paul Havran is a veteran making his dream of owning a farm come true through help from the Beginning Farmer Center and the Veterans in Agriculture program.