Farm Management

Local Highlights

January 29, 2015

Feedlot pictureThe Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University will offer several workshops focusing on choices in feedlot facilities in February and March 2015.

January 21, 2015

Farm Bill logo2014 Farm Bill Meeting will be held on February 10, 2015 at the US Bank Community Room in Vinton.

January 6, 2015

Money Smart Week pictureDavid Oppedahl to present at Hawkeye Community College Money Smart Ag Conference on February 10, 2015 in Waterloo.

December 11, 2014

Iowa State Master Gardener logoMaster Gardener 2015 Winter Webinar Series to begin January 15, 2015.

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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