Iowa farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at informational meetings conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members. Meetings will be held across the state to explain options available under the new Farm Bill.
The Iowa Learning Farms’ Feb. 15 webinar will feature Chad Hart, an economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Hart will discuss sustainable production and distribution of bioenergy for the Central U.S.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Farm Bureau are bringing an online market simulation game to central Iowa. Iowa Commodity Challenge gives players an opportunity to learn firsthand how to improve strategies to sell cash corn and soybeans.