Farm Management

Local Highlights

November 11, 2019

Adair Count to host Pro Ag Outlook Meeting on November 25th.

June 26, 2019

Sometimes life gives you a lot to handle, but you don’t have to handle everything on your own. Iowa Concern is a free service connecting Iowans with information to help them navigate through a variety of life circumstances.

May 23, 2017

Iowa farmers who perform custom work, hire work done, or some of both, have the 2019 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey schedule as a guide in determining custom rates. 

Merchandising 2016 Grain
November 1, 2016

Thanks to the county extension and Farm Bureau sponsorships, there is no charge to attend this public event

March 2, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and The International Farm Transition Network are offering a Farm Succession Coordinator Certification Training on April 11 – 13, 2016 at the Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Mason City, Iowa. T

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

Statewide Resources

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • 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.

  • An educational program dedicated to strengthening women's roles in the modern farm enterprise.

  • The only statewide survey that collects information on land values in each of Iowa’s 99 counties. Current and historical data available.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • Helping to make agriculture more energy efficient. Tips and pointers on equipment maintenance and operation, farmstead electric use, and fuel efficiency.

  • 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.

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