Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 09:00

The Iowa Organic Association and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Value Added Agriculture Program invite farmers to tour Grain Millers Inc., a small-grain processing facility located...

Monday, January 6, 2014 - 11:03

An ISU Extension and Outreach farm management team has developed two programs to help producers manage changes in the financial climate and learn how to protect their financial bottom line during...

Monday, December 23, 2013 - 10:08

The Iowa Beef Center, in partnership with the Iowa Cattleman’s Association, is offering the program series Heifer Development 2: Maintaining Your Investment. The series will address...

Monday, December 23, 2013 - 09:13

The 3-State Beef conference Jan. 14 will cover topics selected by beef producers, including information for cow-calf, stocker and feedlot operations.

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 09:12

Moth orchids are great year-round, but they're especially well-suited for cold days when you're spending a lot of time indoors – and are simple to grow with a few tips from Iowa...

Thursday, December 19, 2013 - 09:06

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Creston, making this the fifth location where the invasive beetle has been found in Iowa. EAB kills all ash...

Wednesday, December 18, 2013 - 11:25

To help farmers in their decision-making, Iowa Learning Farms has launched a new tool to help calculate and compare the costs of using cover crops, including seed, application and chemical...

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 09:38

The Iowa Learning Farms Dec. 18 webinar will feature Bill Crumpton, Iowa State University professor in the department of Ecology, Evolution and Organismal Biology. Crumpton's research focuses...

Thursday, December 12, 2013 - 08:59

An excellent way to brighten the winter landscape is to plant trees and shrubs that possess ornamental characteristics, such as colorful fruit or exfoliating bark. Horticulturists with Iowa State...

Wednesday, December 11, 2013 - 13:50

The popular Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Jan. 18 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

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