Farm Management

Local Highlights

June 24, 2021

Webinar will highlight 40 years of effort and outcomes using herbicides

April 30, 2021

With planting season underway, expect to encounter slow moving equipment

April 2, 2021
Empowering women landowners is the goal of a new grant project with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the United States Department of Agriculture.
January 28, 2021
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agricultural engineering team has released a new podcast called "Engineering Your Farm."  The podcast will feature information from ISU field ag engineers and others with expertise in engineering and environmental issues in agriculture.
March 3, 2016
Ag Decision Maker has released the latest Custom Rate Survey.

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.

  • A look at the value of land in Iowa through annual survey results and additional resources for decision makers.

  • 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.

  • 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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