Articles related to Farm Management

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 10:58

Sara Shepherd, Julie Van Waardhuizen, Rexanne Struve and Brandi Wiig: Although their farming situations vary, these Iowa women all credit Annie’s Project with improving their ability to make sound risk management decisions.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 08:57

Members of the extension crops team from Iowa State University responded to producer questions related to the late spring, dry summer and slow crop development by holding meetings in north central Iowa last week. For the benefit of those not attending the meetings, ISU Extension and Outreach has made video recordings of their presentations available online.

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 10:10

Some 1,500 Iowa farm women are among the 10,000 farm women across the country who participated in Annie’s Project. On Sept. 18, Annie’s Project celebrates 10 years of empowering farm women to be better business partners and owners.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 09:46

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has scheduled three North Central Iowa meetings in early September to respond to producer questions related to the late spring, dry summer and slow crop development.

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 11:12

Iowa State University economists are cautioning farmers to be prepared for a potential downturn in the values of commodities and land.

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 14:25

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day and pasture walk at Triple C Farms near Leon on Wednesday, July 24. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and focus on pasture improvement.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:43

Margaret Van Ginkel, coordinator for Iowa Concern hotline – a service made available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recommends actions that help prevent stress from taking over your life. Most important is to talk out your problems.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 11:16

As a result of a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling, those who sign a Conservation Reserve Program contract, whether they are involved in a farm business or just own the land, will find their CRP payments subject to self-employment tax.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 08:57

Farm tenants and land owners are invited to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach farmland leasing meetings during July and August. The 3-hour workshops are designed to assist landowners, tenants and other agri-business professionals with current issues related to farmland ownership, management and leasing agreements.