Farm Management

Local Highlights

June 17, 2022

Come see us at our new location at 506 W. Milwaukee Street, New Hampton starting June 28th!  

June 8, 2022

Wednesday June 22 Field Day to highlight Plant Protection Strategies, Soil Fertility Management, and Current Weather Trends

May 26, 2022

Registration is now open for the Celebrity Sheep Showmanship Class at the Chickasaw County Achievement Show!

March 7, 2022

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program will be offering a “Last Chance” Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for private pesticide applicators on April 13, 2022, at the Chickasaw County Extension office in New Hampton, IA. The course will fulfill 2021 recertification requirements for private pesticide applicators.

January 20, 2022

Preregister before March 2 for spring commercial pesticide applicator Continuing Instruction Course.

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

Statewide Resources

  • Agricultural economics and business resources for farm business decision makers.

  • 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.

  • A look at the value of land in Iowa through annual survey results and additional resources for decision makers.

  • 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.

  • 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 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Program supports value-added agriculture enterprises, businesses and regional food systems through research, education and community engagement.

  • On a mission is to improve the quality of life in Iowa by providing research-based educational programs that expand agricultural enterprise, improve natural resource management, and support the community of women in agriculture. 

  • The Iowa Pork Industry Center promotes efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintains Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthens rural development efforts.

  • The Iowa Beef Center works to develop and deliver the latest in research-based information to improve the profitability and vitality of Iowa's beef industry.

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