Iowa farmers who perform custom work, hire work done, or some of both, have the 2017 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey schedule as a guide in determining custom rates.
This information is based on a survey of 152 Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers. For each operation, the average rate from the survey, the median and the range are shown.
Publications and resources covering fish farming to pond management.
Providing Iowans with an independent, authoritative voice on water resource issues affecting Iowa.
A management approach for environmental enhancement of intensively modified agricultural landscapes.
Research-based information and current Extension and Research projects on tillage and cropping systems, soil carbon sequestration, residue management, and cover crops.
Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.
The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.
Providing extension services on topics such as water quality and pollution control, hydrology and drainage, and remote sensing and modeling.
Tree identification, care and maintenance, and timber management resources.
Educating people about Iowa's wildlife resources so that Iowans can make informed decisions that impact wildlife and their habitats.
Establishing watershed groups in impaired sub-watersheds throughout Iowa implemented through partnerships of farmers, extension specialists, Iowa State University Extension and agencies at the state and local level.
Building institutional partnerships and increasing the capacity of citizens, educators, agencies and community leaders to better address water quality concerns.
Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to the importance of improved water and soil quality through conservation farming practices.
Developing new ways to farm profitably while conserving natural resources.
Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.
Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.
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