They are trained to guide beginning farmers through the process of finding property and securing land tenure. Navigators provide individualized assistance to farmers in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin. Their assistance is offered at no charge through the Farmland Access Hub.
to learn more about connecting to a Farmland Access Navigator.
The 2020 edition of the Midwest Vegetable Production Guide for Commercial Growers is a collaboration of land-grant universities from eight states. It provides vegetable production information that is valid in the participating states for the current year. This includes fertility, variety, cultural, and pest management recommendations.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer two, two-hour workshops March 21 and April 4 for anyone interested in being certified to sell morel and oyster mushrooms within Iowa. Certification lasts for three years. Registration is also open to out-of-state individuals who hunt and sell these products in Iowa.
Linn County is seeking proposals from experienced farmers and/or organizations to develop, manage, and conduct agricultural operations as part of the Dows Farm Agri-Community. This is part of Phase 2 of the Dows Farm Agri-Community planning. The deadline to submit proposals is 5:00 p.m. Central Time, March 18, 2020.