Articles related to Farm Management

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:41

ISU Extension and Outreach will host farmland leasing meetings during July and August to address questions that land owners, tenants or other interested individuals have about leasing farmland.

Thursday, June 8, 2017 - 15:47

Crop advisors, agronomists and agribusiness professionals are encouraged to take a day this summer to learn about and improve their knowledge of diagnostics and identification of common issues in corn and soybean fields at the Field Diagnostics Clinic, hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 - 11:17

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have been amazing. What began as a series of agriculture-related field trips has turned into a concerted effort to push students into agriculture careers at Iowa State University and elsewhere.

Monday, May 15, 2017 - 14:48

Rental rates for Iowa farmland declined for the fourth consecutive year, according to the results of the 2017 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Wednesday, May 10, 2017 - 12:59

The 2016 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll examined ways farmers might help reverse the decline in North America's monarch butterfly population through habitat restoration. The survey’s questions examined farmer awareness, concern and willingness to support monarch habitat improvement.

Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 15:09

William Edwards has been named interim director of two extension-focused centers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences — the Beginning Farmer Center and the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation.

Thursday, April 27, 2017 - 09:48

Director of the Iowa Grain Quality Initiative warns producers to double the frequency they inspect their grain because this is a high risk year and the condition of stored grain could deteriorate quickly.

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 15:48

The 2016 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll examined trends in farming practices and strategies since 2013, the year that the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy was started. The results indicate that farmers are increasing their use of recommended practices and decreasing use of some practices that are not recommended.

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 09:15

The Field Scouting Basics Workshop, designed for beginning-level crop scouts, provides hands-on, in-field experience to crop scouts for the 2017 growing season.