Farm Management

Local Highlights

September 19, 2014

Farm Safety logoJoin the Iowa Farm Safety Council and the National Safety Council to participate in the 71st annual National Farm Safety and Health Week September 21 - 27, 2014.

September 8, 2014

Tractor pictureThe 28th Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender's Seminar will be held on Wednesday, October 29, 2014 at the Midway Best Western Hotel in Dubuque, Iowa.

September 8, 2014

Trees Forever logoThe Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Trees Forever will be holding a field day at Kent Park in Oxford on September 20, 2014.

August 25, 2014

Farm Safety logoThe annual Benton County Safety Day Camp will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at the Benton County Fairgrounds in Vinton.

May 30, 2014

Cows in Field pictureExperienced Iowa graziers and others looking to upgrade their forage management programs should join the Certified Grazier program. 

Statewide Resources

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • In-depth self-study courses and resource centers that provide management education to agricultural producers, educators and service providers.

  • Coordinating education programs and service for beginning farmer efforts statewide and assessing the needs of beginning and retiring farmers. Providing support in financial management and planning, legal issues, tax laws, and many more services.

  • Providing timely, critically objective information to producers, professionals and agribusinesses concerning the application of important developments in agricultural law and taxation and a primary source of professional educational training in agricultural law and taxation.

  • The only statewide survey that collects information on land values in each of Iowa’s 99 counties. Current and historical data available.

  • One-on-one financial counseling, computerized analysis of the farm business, and referral to other extension programs or outside services that may be useful in farm financial planning.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • The Value Added Agriculture Program (VAAP) provides unbiased, science-based information to help establish or expand agricultural-related businesses in Iowa.

  • Helping to make agriculture more energy efficient. Tips and pointers on equipment maintenance and operation, farmstead electric use, and fuel efficiency.

  • An educational program dedicated to strengthening women's roles in the modern farm enterprise.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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