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Farmland Leasing Meetings Will Increase Understanding of Rental Agreements
(Posted on 6/24/2015)
Three-hour workshops designed to assist landowners, farm tenants and other agri-business professionals with current issues related to farmland ownership, management and leasing arrangements will be held in July and August.
Survey Shows Farmland Rental Rates Down
(Posted on 5/7/2015)
Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased by 5 percent in 2015 according to results from the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa – 2015 Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Average rents were lower in all nine crop reporting districts, an extension economist says.
Pesticide Record Keeping Made Easy with Mobile App
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
A new release of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide and Field Records mobile app supports sending emails and printing hardcopies of crop and pesticide application information.
Employee Management and Grain MarketingTraining for Farm Women
(Posted on 4/17/2015)
One-third of Iowa farmers are women, so ISU Extension and Outreach has developed new courses specifically for women. May and June courses provide practical information for managing human resources and grain marketing risks on family farms.
New C6 BioFarm Game Will Give Students an Interactive Look at Agricultural Practices
(Posted on 4/3/2015)
Farming is a vital enterprise for Iowa and the United States. The new C6 BioFarm Game takes an interactive approach to teach young people about agricultural practices involved with providing food, fuel, fiber and products in a manner that is environmentally and economically sustainable.
Acreage Living Newsletter Addresses April Showers, May Flowers and Other Spring Issues
(Posted on 3/24/2015)
Harvesting rainwater, managing thistles, designing outdoor spaces and protecting ponds from too much moss are all topics covered in the recent issue of Acreage Living, a free online newsletter from Small Farm Sustainability at ISU Extension and Outreach.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week Is March 22-28
(Posted on 3/23/2015)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating the land-grant mission of putting the university’s research and resources to work throughout the state of Iowa.
Attend Iowa Beginning Farmer Tax Credits and Loan Program Workshops
(Posted on 3/3/2015)
The Iowa Ag Development Division, in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county offices, is offering two-hour classes for individuals interested in learning more about low interest loans for beginning farmers and Iowa tax credits for farmers who hire a beginning farmer for custom work.
ISU Extension Offers Farm Financial Planning Support
(Posted on 3/2/2015)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering Farm Financial Planning, a program providing one-on-one financial support and advice to farmers.
Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey Shows Slight Increases for 2015
(Posted on 2/26/2015)
Rates for custom machine work and services are showing a steady increase again for 2015, according to the 2015 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey.

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