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Women in Agriculture - eXtension

The mission of the Women in Agriculture National Learning Network (WIA LN) is to help women in agriculture improve their quality of life by providing them with resources to make better business decisions while maintaining a balance with family and personal obligations. This national initiative is developing a new portal for education, technical assistance and support of women farmers, ranchers and producers.

Small Farm Sustainability | Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program in Small Farm Sustainability exists to open the door to relationships and resources relevant to the pursuit of sustainability for Iowa’s smaller-scale, entrepreneurial farm enterprises. By sharing science-based information, providing program leadership, and facilitating collaboration, we will promote planning and profit potential in specialty ag ventures that tend to increase stewardship, diversity, and resilience on the Iowa farmscape.

Beginning Farmer Center | Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Objectives of Beginning Farmer Center: 
 • Coordinate education programs and services for beginning farmer efforts statewide.
 • Assess needs of beginning farmers and retiring farmers.
 • Develop, coordinate, and deliver targeted education to beginning and retiring farm families.
 • Provide programs and services that develop skills and knowledge in financial management and planning, legal issues, tax laws, technical production and management, leadership, sustainable agriculture, human health and the environment.