The Visit Iowa Farms program is administered by the Value Added Agriculture Program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The Value Added Ag Program provides unbiased, science-based information to help establish or expand agricultural-related businesses in Iowa.
Since 1988, the Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program has advanced profitable and environmentally sound farming systems that are good for communities through a nationwide research and education grants program.
The AgEdS450 Farm is the ONLY completely student managed farm at a land grant university in the United States. The AgEdS 450 Farm allows students to be involved in everyday management decisions and practices of a typical central Iowa farm. This is a capstone course for Agricultural Studies Majors.
The Iowa State University BioCentury Research Farm is the first-in-the-nation integrated research and demonstration facility dedicated to biomass production and processing. Biomass includes both lignocellulosic crops, crop residues, and grain.