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Worksheet Helps Producers Identify Selections for 2014 Farm Bill
(Posted on 8/25/2014)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides several resources to help farmland owners and operators make a one-time election of a commodity program from 2014-18 connected with the Agricultural Act of 2014.
Integrated Cropping Systems Team Addresses Management of Pesticide Resistance
(Posted on 8/21/2014)
The complexity of crop production decision-making is escalated by issues that have Iowa farmers concerned about pesticide resistance. Visit the Iowa State University tent at the Farm Progress Show Aug. 26-28 to meet Iowa State researchers and specialists working in the area of pest resistance.
Iowa Farmers Share Best Practices for Improving Water Quality
(Posted on 8/20/2014)
Farmers who visit the Iowa State University exhibit at the Farm Progress Show can visit with farmers who practice ways to improve water quality, including Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey.
Talk about Water Quality and Pest Resistance Management at Iowa State’s Farm Progress Show Exhibit
(Posted on 8/15/2014)
Exhibits in the Iowa State tent, located at the corner of Center and Seventh Avenues of the Farm Progress Show, contain information related to best management practices for improving water quality and pest resistance, and information about Iowa State's involvement in protecting crops against pest resistance and state efforts to improve water quality. Demonstration plots outside the tent offer a look at biomass and cover crops.
Resilient Ag Conference Now Open to Crop Advisers and Farmers
(Posted on 7/22/2014)
Farmers and crop advisers throughout the upper Midwest are encouraged to attend the Resilient Agriculture Conference Aug. 5-7, in person at Ames, Iowa, or online.
Bus Trip Planned for Beginning and Young Beef Producers
(Posted on 7/18/2014)
Beginning and young Iowa beef producers can get unique networking and educational opportunities from a two-day bus trip to Nebraska planned for early September.
Farmland Leasing Meetings Provide Timely Information
(Posted on 7/16/2014)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering farm leasing meetings throughout Iowa during July and August. The three-hour workshops focus on issues related to land values and rental rates,  Iowa’s Water Quality Initiative, and the Agricultural Act of 2014.
Urban-Ag Academy Conference Is July 17-19 in Ames
(Posted on 7/16/2014)
The third annual Urban-Ag Academy conference will be held in Ames from July 17 through July 19.
International Conference at Iowa State to Focus on Welfare Issues in Beef Cattle Industry
(Posted on 7/15/2014)
Some of the nation's leading beef producers, retailers, government officials, NGOs, animal scientists, veterinarians and students will discuss beef cattle welfare this week on Iowa State University's campus.
Fruit and Vegetable Field Day to Provide Information for Produce Growers
(Posted on 7/14/2014)
Topics for fruit and vegetable farmers will be covered at the 2014 Fruit and Vegetable field day Monday, Aug. 11.

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