Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 08:55

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a two-day crop production short course Feb. 18-19 focusing on principles of soils, soil fertility and nutrient management. Registration is...

Friday, January 17, 2014 - 11:37

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Field Crop Scout School on Saturday, March 8 at the Scheman Continuing Education Building and a supplemental field scouting basics class...

Thursday, January 16, 2014 - 10:16

If planning for next year’s garden includes finding new plants for shady areas, consider the recommendations of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists while paging...

Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 08:32

The successful pork industry distance education programs SowBridge and PorkBridge are scheduled to begin in early February. Registrations are still being accepted.

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 11:25

Crop producers are faced with new grain storage issues as they store increasing amounts of grain for local processing, sometimes storing grain for a full year. A team of Iowa State University...

Monday, January 13, 2014 - 09:26

Extension services in four states have teamed up to offer the 2014 Driftless Region Beef Conference Jan. 30 to 31 at the Grand River Convention Center in Dubuque. The Driftless Beef Conference...

Friday, January 10, 2014 - 12:59

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers classes designed for farm women with an interest in being better business partners and owners. Several different types of classes are being...

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 12:06

Eight manure applicator certification workshops are scheduled throughout February for confinement site manure applicators and commercial manure applicators who primarily apply dry or solid manure...

Thursday, January 9, 2014 - 10:24

Amaryllis are popular flowering bulbs grown indoors during the winter months. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on how to care for these plants so they'll...

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 13:38

The Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar will be Wednesday, Jan. 15. ILF program manager Jacqueline Comito will discuss “Building a Culture of Conservation: A 10-Year Review."

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