Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 13:19

Techniques of proper planting and termination, advantages and challenges of specific crops and cover crop species are discussed in a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication....

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 09:21

Trees add value to the landscape, so homeowners may become concerned when their trees develop unusual growths. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists explain what causes some...

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 14:15

Local foods leaders from across the state of Iowa will have a pair of opportunities to meet together next month, with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach hosting events in Ames Feb. 3 and...

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 13:49

Researchers with the Climate and Corn-based Cropping Systems Coordinated Agricultural Project have documented 130 findings, some of which will be explored during a Feb. 11 webinar, open to the...

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 15:33

The 60th Annual Iowa State University Shade Tree Short Course, Glass is Half Full: A Call for Optimism, will be Feb. 23 - 25, 2016 at the Scheman Building at Iowa State University in Ames.

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 13:27

Growing quality transplants will be the topic of a day-long Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop Feb. 18 in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 13:20

Sub-surface drainage is an important part of agriculture in Iowa and a day-long workshop on March 11 will focus on topics of interest that have emerged around farmland drainage.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 16:34

The weather is cold outside, but it’s the perfect time to start preparing and growing tuberous begonias indoors to get them ready for a move outdoors when spring arrives. Iowa State...

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 14:51

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Iowa Beef Center and the University of Nebraska are offering a Feedlot Roundtable session at Cresco, Ida Grove and Manchester on Feb. 9. Topics...

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 14:29

An invasive fruit fly known as spotted winged drosophila has made its way to Iowa, forcing growers to change the way they protect their crops. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

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