Iowa cropland values and cash rents rose significantly this past year, according to USDA surveys and an economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Beginning in October, food entrepreneurs can learn about best practices related to food safety, food labeling, and cleaning and sanitation of food contact surfaces during a free webinar series.
Technology is moving fast and this year's Tri-State Agriculture Lender's Seminar, Oct. 19, with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will address the latest topics and trends in agriculture.
Attorneys and professional tax preparers can get an update on the latest agricultural law and tax changes during September workshops held by the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University.
The Energize the Economy Roadshow is coming to three Iowa communities during May. America’s Small Business Development Center Iowa and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Wayne, Marion and Greene counties are partnering with local resources and businesses to bring the roadshow to Corydon, Knoxville and Jefferson.
Young people learn by doing. That’s why Iowa 4-H is launching the 4-H Career Pathways Academy for all Iowa youth in grades 8-11 to explore pathways to college and career readiness. This 12-month, immersive program will officially kick-off June 28-30 on the Iowa State University campus.
National Agriculture Day is celebrated across Iowa and supported by the ever-changing resources of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
The Women in Agriculture Conference will be held March 26 in southeast Iowa, with speakers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Topics will include managing stress, preparing for farm succession and understanding the current grain market.
Representatives of nonprofits, local government, schools and other organizations are encouraged to register for Grant Writing 101. The online workshop, created by ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development staff, provides Iowans with hands-on training in seeking and writing successful grant applications.
Registration is still open for Food Safety, Sanitation and Preparation. The two-part training program from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides education on food safety concepts and best practices, and reviews quality assurance standards and control measures essential to proper food processing.