Friday, May 24, 2013 - 07:53

A crop scouting competition for high school youth is scheduled for Aug. 1 at the Iowa State University Extension Farm near Boone. High school students (those completing grades 9-12) are invited to...

Friday, May 24, 2013 - 07:27

Pork producers will have a world of information available to them at the Iowa Swine Day on June 27. The event at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State campus begins at 9 a.m.

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 10:54

Producers making the switch to organic crops to meet growing market demand not only fetch premium prices, according to a recent study; they also build healthy soil and sequester carbon, making...

Thursday, May 23, 2013 - 10:42

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has a series of publications, titled “Safe Farm,” that contain valuable information on safe farming techniques and tips. 

Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 13:54

A four-part beef management discussion series has been scheduled for Iowa State University’s McNay Research and Demonstration Farm southwest of Chariton. The session dates are June 18, July...

Monday, May 20, 2013 - 13:57

Producers who graze livestock are encouraged to register now for the 2013 Iowa Grazing Conference being held June 25-26 in Creston. This year’s event has classroom and field experiences.

Friday, May 17, 2013 - 13:09

What fruit varieties will perform well in Iowa? Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about selecting plum, pear, cherry and peach varieties. To have...

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 09:18

Golf registrations are coming in for the 2013 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open, and Iowa State University animal science professor John Mabry reminded people of this year’s earlier date.

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 08:59

Farmers being observant with seed treatments at planting and pesticide applications during the growing season could minimize ill effects on bee populations, according to Iowa State University...

Monday, May 13, 2013 - 07:18

The 2013 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day at the Iowa State Horticulture Farm in Ames is set for Monday, Aug. 12. The field day will begin at 2 p.m. and feature research-based information on a...

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