Farm Management

Local Highlights

July 17, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Buena Vista County office is accepting applications for a full-time Office Assistant in Storm Lake.

July 17, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Buena Vista County office is accepting applications for a full-time Youth Outreach Educator in Storm Lake.

July 16, 2014
Buena Vista County Extension will be holding a Farmland Leasing & Land Value informational workshop on Thursday, July 31st from 1:30pm to 4pm. Presenter Melissa O'Rourke will have everyone leaving with a heightened understanding of farmland leasing and values. Pre-registration fee is $20 per person which includes a comprehensive workbook or $25 at the door. Call 712-732-5056 to register.
June 20, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach-Pocahontas County is holding an Assessing Farm, Crop, and Home Damage After Severe Weather meeting on Tuesday, June 24th, at 1:30 p.m. at Iowa West Bank in their meeting room. Iowa West Bank is located at 202 West Main Street in Laurens.

June 20, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach responds to the June 2014 flooding. Find valuable resources here:  www.extension.iastate.edu/content/dealing-flooding-2014 

Ag Resources:

Publications:

Latest Iowa Farm Outlook & News

  • FM 1698 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey NEW 2012!

    FM 1712 Estimated Costs of Crop Production in Iowa - 2012 - NEW!

    FM 1825 2011 Iowa Farmland Value Survey - NEW!

    FM 1874 Iowa Cash Rent Farm Lease (Short Form) -- NEW!

    FM 1851 Cash Rental Rate Survey - Iowa 2011

    NCFMEC-01 Fixed and Flexible Cash Lease Arrangements (New)

     

    NCFMEC-01A - Cash Lease Form (New)

    FM 1838 Iowa Farm Building Rental Rate Survey

     

     

    FM 1564 Improving Your Farm Lease Contract

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

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

  • Works to promote efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintain Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthen rural development efforts.

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Working to develop and deliver the latest in research-based information to improve the profitability and vitality of Iowa’s beef industry.

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

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