Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 14:47

Spring has finally sprung across Iowa, and with it, growing green grass on lawns everywhere. The hum of lawn mowers is beginning to fill the air, and that hum brings questions about proper mowing...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 09:49

The Field Scouting Basics Workshop is a course for beginning corn and soybean crop scouts. The workshop builds on the fundamentals of crop...

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 07:44

Understanding what motivates farmers to implement soil and water conservation practices was a goal of the 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 07:45

An article in the April issue of Ag Decision Maker shares study findings that examine how landholdings perform in relation to other markets, in this particular case the stock market.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 14:27

Spring and warmer weather have arrived, and that means it’s time to think about planting annual flowers and vegetables in Iowa. 

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 10:39

The 89th annual Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference, the longest running conference at Iowa State University, will be held May 18 in the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 08:52

Two Spring 2016 Beef Management Workshops are set for Warren and Madison counties in late May. The workshops will focus on new ideas in fescue usage, how marketplace factors will impact cow-calf...

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 08:30

The annual “Update for Veterinarians” program features a full day of education and demonstrations focused on beef cattle. The event is May 24 at the Iowa State McNay Research Farm near...

Monday, April 11, 2016 - 09:19

As a human scientist, Christine Hradek is making healthy choices easier for families with low incomes by partnering with the ISU Extension and Outreach Master Gardener Program to put more fruits...

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 - 10:47

Blueberries are attractive shrubs with flowers in spring, edible berries in summer and fall foliage in shades of yellow, orange and red. Blueberries can be grown in any home garden but there are...

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