Articles related to Farm Management

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 15:15

Learn about protecting drinking water, septic system maintenance, riparian buffer strips and pesticide application in the summer edition of Acreage Living Newsletter.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 07:40

Three-hour workshops designed to assist landowners, farm tenants and other agri-business professionals with current issues related to farmland ownership, management and leasing arrangements will be held in July and August.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 12:30

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased by 5 percent in 2015 according to results from the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa – 2015 Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Average rents were lower in all nine crop reporting districts, an extension economist says.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 09:48

A new release of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide and Field Records mobile app supports sending emails and printing hardcopies of crop and pesticide application information.

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 09:28

One-third of Iowa farmers are women, so ISU Extension and Outreach has developed new courses specifically for women. May and June courses provide practical information for managing human resources and grain marketing risks on family farms.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 08:22

Farming is a vital enterprise for Iowa and the United States. The new C6 BioFarm Game takes an interactive approach to teach young people about agricultural practices involved with providing food, fuel, fiber and products in a manner that is environmentally and economically sustainable.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 15:10

Harvesting rainwater, managing thistles, designing outdoor spaces and protecting ponds from too much moss are all topics covered in the recent issue of Acreage Living, a free online newsletter from Small Farm Sustainability at ISU Extension and Outreach.

Monday, March 23, 2015 - 10:10

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating the land-grant mission of putting the university’s research and resources to work throughout the state of Iowa.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 10:49

The Iowa Ag Development Division, in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county offices, is offering two-hour classes for individuals interested in learning more about low interest loans for beginning farmers and Iowa tax credits for farmers who hire a beginning farmer for custom work.