Ag Decision Maker

Ag Decision Maker is a decision-oriented agricultural business website designed for farmers, lenders, farm managers, agriculture instructors, and others. Ag Decision Maker is written by economics and farm management specialists at Iowa State University and other Universities and institutions across the mid-west.

Upcoming Local News and Events

Local Event:

Farmland Leasing and Management Workshop

  • Grundy County-hosted Workshop: Thursday, August 25th, 2022
    • Grundy Center Community Center at 6:30pm
    • Call 319-824-6979 to register
    • Registration Fee: $20 per individual
  • Topics for 2022 include: results of recent Iowa cash rent and land value surveys, improving tenant and landowner communications, understanding flexible cash farm lease arrangements, determining a fair cash rent with crop economic uncertainty, understanding property taxes, and resources on Iowa income tax law changes.
  • Meetings are approximately 2 hours in length with a 100-page "Farmland Leasing Arrangements" book provided, one per registrant.
  • Workshop Facilitator: Kelvin Leibold - Farm Management Specialist for ISU Extension and Outreach,


Upcoming Farm Management Events from ISU Extension and Outreach

  • Farm Management Events page will include any upcoming local and state workshops on Pro-Ag Outlook, Farm Bill Meetings, Farmland Leasing & Management Crop Advantage Series, Research Farm Field Days, etc


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