Articles related to Farm Management

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.

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 13:56

Current issues in rural property management, appraisal, and sales and purchase are up for discussion at the Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference, May 21 at Iowa State University.

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 13:08

Producers can learn about engineering, agronomic and financial issues related to corn stover harvest in a new series of fact sheets from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, March 27, 2014 - 16:33

The Iowa Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution March 27 celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System.

Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 06:58

The 2014 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey followed the recent trend of small, but consistent increases in rates each year. The survey is available at your county extension office, from the Extension Online Store or on the Ag Decision Maker website.