Iowa Farm Science: Volume 23, Issue 8
"Don't do it - but if you must, here's how," is the advice of this group of animal scientists. Holding highly finished animals beyond normal marketing time is not reccomended. But if you must hold them, it's best to maintain a full feeding program, results of a small-scale study show.
As farming gets to be more of a business, more farmers are giivng it a business treatment. The authors of this article look at what should be found in the business office of a family farm.
The state's average land value reached a new high of $375 per acre in 1968 after the seventh consecutive year of increase. Here's a capsule summary of the land value situation with price listings by areas and comments of the state's land brokers.
Farm product prices are listed for the past 28 years in this handy updated yearly list prepared by the Iowa Crop and Livestock Reporting Service.