Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 09:44

With unfavorable crop fertilizer prices, farmers are considering reducing fertilization rates across all crops despite field conditions. However, making rational or sound management decisions...

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 13:55

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released a new version of the Weed Identification Field Guide, first published in 2010, to assist producers and agronomists with accurately...

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 08:02

A destructive insect of ash trees has been confirmed in southern Cedar Rapids. The emerald ash borer was discovered at an Iowa interstate rest area along I-380 approximately one-half mile north of...

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 12:33

A new publication, Identifying Miscanthus in Iowa (CROP 3079) released by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, provides information needed to decipher among three different species of...

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:20

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Badger Creek Lake Watershed Project, the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group and farmer Jeff Koch, will host a cover crop field day Nov. 4 at the American Legion Post...

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 07:52

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Miller Creek Water Quality Improvement Project, will host a cover crop field day on Thursday, Nov. 5, from 4-6 p.m. on the Louis and Pat Beck farm, rural...

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 08:56

Fall’s arrival brings a natural question: Even though the weather has turned cooler, how does lawn care and preparation change? Colder weather doesn’t mean lawns should be ignored.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 08:45

A public workshop will explore opportunities that exist for community gardens, and provide an opportunity for gardeners to give feedback on community garden efforts and educational programs that...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:10

A new publication on emerald ash borer management is now available from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store. Finding a Certified Pesticide Applicator for Emerald Ash Borer...

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 12:54

Two new publications on turf care are now available from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store: Preventing Compaction on Athletic Fields and Tips for Athletic Field Seeding and...

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