Articles related to Farm Management

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 11:42

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Craig Fleishman farm, rural Minburn. The field day will focus on the idea of integrating several conservation farming practices to help reduce soil erosion and reduce nutrients entering Iowa’s water bodies.

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 09:09

Ten videos were produced by ISU Extension and Outreach with a goal of helping farmers figure out the intricate details of marketing and selling their crops, grain and livestock on the Chicago Board of Trade.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 16:15

Learn about protecting drinking water, septic system maintenance, riparian buffer strips and pesticide application in the summer edition of Acreage Living Newsletter.

Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 08:40

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.

Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 13:30

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.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 - 10:48

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.

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 10:28

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.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 09:22

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.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 16:10

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.