William M Edwards In the News

March 30, 2020

Dr. William EdwardsLooking at USDA data over the years, William Edwards, Iowa State University Extension economist emeritus, found that the trendline for days suitable for fieldwork from April through mid-June has dropped from 48 days to 35 days since 1964.

April 17, 2018

Dr. William EdwardsA new decision-making tool that can help crop and livestock farmers assess the economics of cover crops on their farm is available for free on Iowa State University’s Ag Decision Maker website.

July 17, 2017

Georgeanne Artz, William Edwards"An economic analysis of Integrated crop-livestock systems in Iowa, USA."  Hanna Poffenbarger, Georgeanne Artz, Garland Dahlke, William Edwards, Mark Hanna, James Russell, Harris Sellers, and Matt Liebman.  Agricultural Systems 157 (2017) 51-69.

June 20, 2017

The 72nd Annual Ag Credit School jointly organized by ISU Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Bankers Association was successfully conducted June 12-16 in Ames.

May 01, 2017

Dr. William EdwardsWilliam Edwards, emeritus professor, has been named interim director of two extension-focused centers in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences — the Beginning Farmer Center and the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation.

April 04, 2017

Dr. Lee Schulz, Dr. Georgeanne Artz, Dr. William EdwardsA new on-line journal, Journal of Applied Farm Economics, is being published by the Center for Commercial Agriculture at Purdue University.

November 18, 2016

Dr. William Edwards, and Charles Brown (ISUEO Farm Management Specialist), along with Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor, developed and delivered the program.