Farm Management

Local Highlights

July 14, 2021

Join us for a discusson on various methods to determine a fair 2022 cash rental rate and the importance of good tenant/landlord communiciations.

rural resiliency
February 25, 2021

Learn how to manage the day-to-day stresses of rural life in this webinar series

IDALS pesticide testing
March 26, 2020

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, changes have been made for pesticide applicators.  Read this article for additional details.

Mental Health First Aid training logo
February 5, 2020

This 8-hour training focuses on mental health literacy and skills to help someone experiencing a mental health crisis.  Various training locations and dates are available.

August 1, 2014

2014 Farm Bill Measure Strengthens and Expands Insurance Coverage Options for Farm Operations.  Click this link for full details.


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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