Farm Management

Local Highlights

Damaged Cornfield
July 13, 2021

Assessing crop damage, what to expect from damaged crops, and management considerations are topics being discussed at the July 15 hail meeting.

June 24, 2021

Farmland leasing programs are an annual event to share educational resources related to Iowa farmland ownership and tenancy with Iowa farmland owners, tenants, and others involved in agricultural production in the state.

Stressful conversation
February 2, 2021

Rural residents and those who associate with them are encouraged to partake in a webinar series called “Rural Resiliency: Caring for You and Yours,” 7:30-8:45 p.m. on four consecutive Tuesday evenings, March 2, 9, 16 and 23.

October 8, 2020

 

New video series provides information on in-field methods for assessing soil health
Commercial Pesticide Continuing Education
February 3, 2020

Commercial Pesticide Continuing Education is starting in February!  Registration is open. 

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.

  • 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.

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

  • 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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