Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 10:51

There are many reasons to plant a tree besides to celebrate Arbor Day on April 27 — trees conserve energy, bring beauty to the yard, attract birds and help clean the air, to name just a few...

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 07:39

The warm, early spring weather soon will encourage vegetative growth in the nutrient-rich waters of Iowa ponds. Pond owners need to know that wherever there is sunlight, water and nutrients, there...

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 10:03

Educational materials developed by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with industry and agency partners are assisting small beef and dairy feedlot producers in their effort to decrease...

Monday, April 16, 2012 - 14:00

High tunnels are inexpensive, simple, passive-solar greenhouses that allow growers to extend the season and produce high yields of quality produce earlier and later than field-grown crops. However...

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 10:20

Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms and ISU Extension have hired two agricultural specialists to expand the ISU Farmer Assisted Research and Management, or ISU FARM, project.

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 08:57

Early spring weather sped up plant, tree and shrub growth, making them vulnerable to several nights of cold temperatures this week. Fruit plants and trees were especially hard hit by freezing...

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 10:48

The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) April 18 webinar will feature Leigh Adcock, executive director of Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN).

Tuesday, April 10, 2012 - 13:16

Dan Loy, who led the Iowa Beef Center in an interim capacity for two years, has been named permanent director. Loy is just the third director for the center, which began in 1996 through a...

Monday, April 9, 2012 - 06:59

Iowa State University Natural Resource Ecology and Management (NREM) specialists and faculty talked about physical, chemical and biological conditions of urban streams and the implications of...

Friday, April 6, 2012 - 09:19

Friday, April 13 is the evening to celebrate the “Year of the Bat.” Youngsters and adults can explore Iowa’s incredibly fascinating and delightfully likeable masters of the night...

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