Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 07:31

Beneficial insects that will help battle the emerald ash borer, a highly destructive pest of ash trees, will be released in Jefferson County. Over the next few weeks several thousand stingless,...

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 12:27

The 2016 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop will highlight the latest information on reproductive technologies in beef cattle.

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 12:09

The preventive controls and animal food safety plans course is a three-day program for individuals responsible for animal feed and feed ingredient safety at milling and processing facilities.

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 08:12

Understanding the different types of ticks that are found in the state and how to remove ticks if they become attached to a human or domestic animal is the focus of a new Iowa State University...

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 07:44

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program will host the sixth annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth on Aug. 2 at the Field Extension Education...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 15:39

Rhubarb is a widely-grown plant that can make an excellent addition to a number of dishes and meals. Late spring to early summer is prime time for rhubarb harvest and consumption. When growing...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 12:56

Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop and strip-tillage field day on Wednesday, June 8, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Bob and Linda Lynch’s farm, in rural Gilmore City. The event is free and open...

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 08:03

Growing hops is critically important to producing beer, the primary product made from the crop. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fruit Specialist Diana Cochran is authoring a series of...

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 14:50

The 2016 Four-State Dairy Nutrition and Management Conference will be held June 15-16 at the Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa. The conference will present the latest research focusing on...

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 13:35

The second session in the three-part series, Grassroots Grazing, for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for May 26 at the Tony Mullen farm near Corning.

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