Farm Management

Local Highlights

March 17, 2021

Crop & Weather Outlook 2021 

Pro-Ag Outlook Series
November 23, 2020

Registration is open for this virtual live series.

October 5, 2020

October 29, November 5, November 12 and November 19, 2020

A four-session online course focusing on equine management decisions.

September 16, 2020

Ag Decision Maker is your business information resource for agriculture

Ag Marketing Resource Center - a national information resource center for value-added agriculture 

Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey  - Custom work and farm machinery rental rates

Iowa cash rent survey -  information presented is result of a survey of farmers, landowner, lenders, real estate brokers and professional farm managers

Iowa Farm Lease - ISU publication for farm lease agreement

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

Statewide Resources

  • 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.

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

  • Agricultural economics and business resources for farm business 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 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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