February 11, 2017

Scheman Building, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa

Make the most of your small farm or acreage! Make the most of your time, lifestyle, opportunities and networking. The Iowa Small Farms Conference is an event for people excited to learn more about opportunities with small acreage and ways they can make income on their land or improve their rural lifestyle.

The conference opens with a keynote address followed by three relevant tracks throughout the day on a wide variety of topics. A trade show will allow attendees to network with companies.

Conference Program

Work is underway to develop an exciting program for 2017. If you would like to view last year's program use the button below.

Program coordinator

Christa Hartsook

Small Farms/Acreage Living/ Agricultural Marketing Resource Center
(515) 294-4430




The 2017 conference program is in development. Registration will open in December 2016.

Support provided by

Supported by a grant from the North Central Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) program.

SARE’s mission is to advance – to the whole of American agriculture – innovations that improve profitability, stewardship and quality of life by investing in groundbreaking research and education. To learn more about SARE programs in the North Central region visit www.northcentralsare.org