Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:37
A special value added agriculture Annie’s Project course is coming to Ames in March. The course covers five areas of agricultural risk: financial, human resources, legal, marketing and production.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:26
Annie's Project helped Nicole Jonas write a business plan and add value to her farm business. The classes "made me realize things I needed to be doing or be doing better on Red Granite Farm and helped me focus on it as a real business,” Jonas said.
Monday, February 10, 2014 - 11:07
Northeastern Iowa cattle producers can learn more about an upcoming revision of the Feedlot and Cost Monitoring software at three meetings offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:04
Iowa State University's Jay Harmon offers pork producers some tips for conserving propane this winter.
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 12:25
Crop producers are faced with new grain storage issues as they store increasing amounts of grain for local processing, sometimes storing grain for a full year. A team of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field and campus specialists is working to meet the informational needs farmers have related to grain storage.
Friday, January 10, 2014 - 13:59
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers classes designed for farm women with an interest in being better business partners and owners. Several different types of classes are being offered across the state during the coming year.
Monday, January 6, 2014 - 12:03
An ISU Extension and Outreach farm management team has developed two programs to help producers manage changes in the financial climate and learn how to protect their financial bottom line during years of negative returns.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 08:03
Average Iowa farmland value is estimated to be $8,716 per acre, an increase of 5.1 percent from 2012, according to results of the Iowa Land Value Survey conducted in November. Values increased in 2013 for the fourth year in a row and achieved historic peaks.
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 12:36
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host three meetings in January to address emerging opportunities related to stover harvesting for the biomass feedstock needs of local industries.
Friday, November 22, 2013 - 10:16
A news conference to announce the results of the 2013 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by Iowa State University is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11.