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...

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 15:47

Perennials can be grown in nearly any garden location – sunny, shady, wet, dry, border or background. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists recommend...

Wednesday, April 4, 2012 - 08:19

The Risk Management Agency (USDA) has some specific rules about early planted crops with regard to crop insurance coverage. For each insurable crop RMA has set an “early planting date....

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