Extension Points of Pride

Program helps farm families plan

Farm families who participated in Evaluating Your Estate Plan workshops in 2013 are making better decisions about farm succession, and involving their families in estate planning.

Extension helps agri-businesses prosper

Extension helped 130 food manufacturing, farm machinery and equipment manufacturing companies improve their operations in FY 2013 to the tune of $91.2 million in impact resulting from new investments, costs saved or avoided and sales gained or retained. 

Extension benefits Iowans

Each year, nearly 1 million people directly benefit from extension’s educational programs.

Beef producers count on extension

Beef producers reported the economic impact of extension’s feeding strategies to cope with drought conditions was $500-1,000 per operation, or more than $300,000 economic impact to the Iowa economy.

Pork producers improve operations, save energy

Iowa pork producers involved in the production of nearly 12 million pigs a year participated in extension's ventilation workshops to improve air indoor quality and save energy costs.

Extension provides answers

Extension specialists in county offices and on campus provide answers to questions about agronomy, livestock, horticulture, viticulture, farm management and agricultural engineering. More: http://www.extension.iastate.edu/ag/