Articles related to Farm Management

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:57

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering farm leasing meetings throughout Iowa during July and August. The three-hour workshops focus on issues related to land values and rental rates,  Iowa’s Water Quality Initiative, and the Agricultural Act of 2014.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 09:53

The third annual Urban-Ag Academy conference will be held in Ames from July 17 through July 19.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 14:50

Some of the nation's leading beef producers, retailers, government officials, NGOs, animal scientists, veterinarians and students will discuss beef cattle welfare this week on Iowa State University's campus.

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 15:11

Topics for fruit and vegetable farmers will be covered at the 2014 Fruit and Vegetable field day Monday, Aug. 11.

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 14:00

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) are conducting a live update webinar July 21 on the farm program called Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC).

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 07:54

Iowa Learning Farms will host a "Benefits of Strip-Tillage" field day near Primghar on June 23. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 07:56

The annual spring field day for the Iowa State University Southeast Iowa Research Farm will be held  June 26 near Crawfordsville, beginning at 1 p.m.

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 14:29

The expenses for tractor fuel can add up quickly during spring field work. According to a study conducted at the Iowa State University Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua a twenty percent or more fuel savings can be achieved by the ‘shift up, throttle back’ technique.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:19

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased moderately in 2014 according to results from a survey carried out by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This is the first decrease shown by the annual survey since 1999. The cash rental rates survey results are available in the ISU Extension and Outreach publication Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2014 Survey.