Farm Management

Local Highlights

June 29, 2021

The meeting will be held at Ellsworth Community College located at 1100 College Avenue in Iowa Falls. The meeting is approximately 2 ½ hours in length. Similar meetings are being held across Iowa. Other locations can be found by contacting the Hardin County Extension office or the ISUEO calendar of events at https://www.extension.iastate.edu/calendar/ .

July 10, 2020

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship recently announced a new online self-service portal for processing pesticide business licenses and applicator certifications.

June 24, 2020

Timely Crops related News and Video's regarding Crop emergence and stand counts.

June 24, 2020

Helping Iowa Livestock Farmers in Need 

October 4, 2017

Business Solutions for Farms and Agribusiness from Iowa State University Extension. Outlook Information for Crops and Livestock.

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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