What is the Iowa Agriculture Literacy Foundation? IALF serves as a central resource for educators and volunteers who want to teach Iowa’s students about agriculture. The mission is to educate Iowans, with a focus on youth, regarding the breadth and global significance of agriculture.
To legally sell morel mushrooms in Iowa, sellers must complete a certification workshop that covers identifying morels and false morels. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer three hours classed for anyone interested in being certified morel mushroom certification to sell morel mushrooms legally within the state of Iowa.
Snow removal on an acreage lane can be challenging, particularly during and after a big winter storm. Choosing equipment that’s most effective for snow removal often depends on the size and type of tractor, or other unit powering the equipment.
The State Revolving Loan Fund is a new source of low-cost financing available to landowners. This opportunity is available specifically to assist and encourage landowners to address non-point source pollution of Iowa streams and lakes. Do you have a project in mind in your area?
This page contains courses developed by the Small Farm Sustainability program.
As Iowa's agricultural economy becomes increasingly focused on local products, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's Local Foods team has resources for both producers and consumers who are looking to get involved in local markets.
Ponds are incredibly special acreage features, offering opportunities for agritourism, water quality, a landscape centerpiece and much more.