A simple idea to get updated information into the hands of farmers and ag lenders spurred the creation of Ag Decision Maker. Since its inception in 1979, Ag Decision Maker has become one of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s most valuable tools. Video length: 4:47
Looking for information on farm management or production agriculture? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Agriculture and Natural Resources provides several resources to help make on-farm decisions easier for the people of Iowa. Want to contact one of our specialist directly? Go to the farm management staff directory page to find someone in your area.
The farm management team provides Iowa farm owners and operators the latest in research-based information. The team educates Iowans on farm financial and risk management, instructs on government programs (such as the farm bill and crop insurance), provides guidance on strategic and business planning, examines environmental management policies, and informs on agricultural marketing tools and supply chains.