Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 15:02

Iowa Learning Farms is hosting four cover crop field days this September. Each event will have a different aspect of this conservation farming practice.

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 07:58

Iowa now has 13 counties infested with Emerald Ash Borer after beetles were found in Story City.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 08:38

The complexity of crop production decision-making is escalated by issues that have Iowa farmers concerned about pesticide resistance. Visit the Iowa State University tent at the Farm Progress Show...

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 12:06

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has tips on the best way to harvest homegrown melons.

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:04

Farmers who visit the Iowa State University exhibit at the Farm Progress Show can visit with farmers who practice ways to improve water quality, including Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill...

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 11:18

Palmer waterhemp, soybean cyst management and an update on the new weather station will highlight the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm fall field day Sept. 4.

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 13:58

Exhibits in the Iowa State tent, located at the corner of Center and Seventh Avenues of the Farm Progress Show, contain information related to best management practices for improving water quality...

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 13:19

Now is prime time to establish a lawn from seed. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on selecting seed and planting a new lawn, as well as overseeding an...

Thursday, August 14, 2014 - 07:55

Jay Harmon has been named the interim director for Iowa State University’s Iowa Pork Industry Center, bringing expertise in pork production systems to the position.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - 12:36

Iowa State University is beginning a 16-week online course on organic agriculture for producers who are interested in learning about the latest techniques for transitioning into organic farming,...

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