ISU Iowa Farmland Ownership Tenure Survey news conference to be held June 28

Wendong Zhang;
Alejandro Plastina;

June 15, 2018

A press conference will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 28 to announce the full results of the 2017 Iowa Farmland Ownership Tenure Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The conference will take place in the Horton Room of the ISU Alumni Center, located on the ISU campus in Ames.
Wendong Zhang, assistant professor of economics, and Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor of economics, will head the news conference and announce the 2017 findings.
A YouTube livestream of the conference will be available for those unable to attend in person. The full results of the survey will be available on the CARD website at after the conference.
The Iowa Farmland Ownership Tenure Survey is mandated by the State of Iowa and has been conducted every five or ten years since the 1940s. The survey allows policymakers and researchers to track ownership and leasing trends in Iowa farmland.