Farm Management

Local Highlights

June 28, 2022

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Kossuth County is hosting a farmland leasing meeting on August 18, at 9:00 a.m. to address questions that landowners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland leasing.

Soil Probe in Action
January 24, 2022

Farmers wishing to maximize the profits from their fertilizer dollars will want to attend one of 15 in-person workshops or a virtual workshop hosted by Iowa State University. The workshop series, called Soil Testing Interpretations and Recommendations: Maximizing Return on Investment, will be held in February and March.

QPR Flyer
November 19, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Kossuth County, Care Connections of Northern Iowa, and the Eyerly Ball Mobile Crisis Response Team are teaming up to offer “Question. Persuade. Refer” (QPR) training for ag professionals and other concerned citizens in Kossuth County and the surrounding area.  

August 30, 2021

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach in Kossuth County is partnering with other area ag-related businesses and organizations, to host “Your Farm, Your Future”, a farm succession planning workshop, on Thursday, December 2, 2021.  

Farm Bill Header
February 22, 2021

Resources from the Kossuth County Farm Bill Meetings are available electronically here.

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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