Farm Management

Local Highlights

January 17, 2020

Soil Fertility photoMaximize your fertilizer dollars - Soil Fertility Workshop to be offered in Black Hawk County.

January 9, 2020

Farm photoThere will be a Farm Bill Decisions Meeting held in Van Horne on January 30, 2020.

January 7, 2020

Calving photoTwo Advanced Calving Clinics scheduled for mid-February in Edgewood and Dysart.

January 7, 2020

Women Beef Producers photoBoots in the Barn is a three-part series for women involved in their beef cattle operation.

January 6, 2020

Beef Cow photoThe Driftless Region Beef Conference held in Dubuque January 30-31, 2020 will showcase two nationally known keynote speakers.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

Statewide Resources

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • In-depth self-study courses and resource centers that provide management education to agricultural producers, educators and service providers.

  • Coordinating education programs and service for beginning farmer efforts statewide and assessing the needs of beginning and retiring farmers. Providing support in financial management and planning, legal issues, tax laws, and many more services.

  • Providing timely, critically objective information to producers, professionals and agribusinesses concerning the application of important developments in agricultural law and taxation and a primary source of professional educational training in agricultural law and taxation.

  • The only statewide survey that collects information on land values in each of Iowa’s 99 counties. Current and historical data available.

  • One-on-one financial counseling, computerized analysis of the farm business, and referral to other extension programs or outside services that may be useful in farm financial planning.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • The Value Added Agriculture Program (VAAP) provides unbiased, science-based information to help establish or expand agricultural-related businesses in Iowa.

  • Helping to make agriculture more energy efficient. Tips and pointers on equipment maintenance and operation, farmstead electric use, and fuel efficiency.

  • An educational program dedicated to strengthening women's roles in the modern farm enterprise.

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