Alternative Grain Crops

 Food Safety Checklist for Grain Producers - A great resource for any grain producer, includes grain storage, facility and equipment maintenance, record keeping, and general organization.


 Organic Flax Production in Iowa - A comprehensive guide for those interested in farming organic flax. Author(s): Kathleen Delate, Craig Chase, and John Kennicker

 Flax Production in Iowa - This article is an overview for those interested in flax production.  Topics include: soil preparation, planting, harvesting, and storing.


An Iowa State University professor and Ph.D. student study the viability of incorporating canola into Iowa’s cropping system.

Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture