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Landowner Stories Introduce Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy

September 20, 2016, 12:21 pm | Cathann A. Kress, Ray Hansen

Families with land in 13 northern Iowa counties shared their family stories at the Iowa Land Grant Legacy celebration at the Clay County Fair Sept. 16. These families are the first in Iowa to know of their connection to Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy – a project initiated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Read more about Landowner Stories Introduce Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy

Local Foods Team Collaborates on Iowa Commercial Horticulture Survey

May 19, 2017, 8:23 am | Arlene Enderton

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, released the Iowa Commercial Horticulture Survey earlier this week. The survey, which uses data from the 2015 growing season, is the first comprehensive statewide look at Iowa horticulture in more than a decade. Read more about Local Foods Team Collaborates on Iowa Commercial Horticulture Survey

Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy Annual Report Available

December 11, 2017, 3:40 pm | John Lawrence, Brian Meyer

Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources today highlighted the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report that is now available at http://www.nutrientstrategy.iastate.edu/documents. Read more about Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy Annual Report Available

Iowa Farmland Values Increase After Three Years of Decline

December 12, 2017, 11:47 am | Wendong Zhang

After having fallen in each of the three previous years, the average value of an acre of farmland in Iowa saw an increase in 2017. The average statewide value of an acre of farmland is now estimated to be $7,326. This represents an increase of 2.0 percent, or $143 per acre, from the 2016 estimate. Read more about Iowa Farmland Values Increase After Three Years of Decline

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Farmland Values Show Historic Third Year of Decline

December 13, 2016, 2:44 pm | Wendong Zhang

Average Iowa farmland value has shown a decline for the third year in a row — the first time this has happened since the 1980s farm crisis — and is now estimated to be $7,183 per acre. The statewide per acre value declined $449, or 5.9 percent, since November 2015. Land values were determined by the 2016 Iowa State University Land Value Survey. Read more about Farmland Values Show Historic Third Year of Decline

Four Prairie Strips Workshops to be Held this Summer

June 29, 2017, 9:44 am | Rachael Whitehair

Four workshops will be held this summer and fall to help Technical Service Providers (TSPs), Certified Crop Advisers (CCAs) and other advisors who work directly with farmers and landowners achieve their certification in prairie strip design, establishment and monitoring. Read more about Four Prairie Strips Workshops to be Held this Summer

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