Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 14:29

An invasive fruit fly known as spotted winged drosophila has made its way to Iowa, forcing growers to change the way they protect their crops. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 14:08

Local schools that want to build a strong team to start or continue to expand a school garden will benefit from a series of five classes offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach....

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 09:08

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Field Crop Scout School on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 07:15

“Map of My Kingdom,” a play about land transition, will be presented by Iowa Public Radio and performed as part of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Beginning Farmer...

Friday, January 15, 2016 - 09:21

A farm just outside Gilmore City is home to Iowa State University’s Agriculture Drainage Research and Demonstration Site, a facility that has been working to further Iowa State University...

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 - 09:25

During winter, indoor flowering plants purchased from floral shops and other retailers can really brighten a home. To get the most enjoyment from the plants, give them proper care.

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 08:33

Training farmers to manage and build their business is the goal of a new eight-week program offered to aspiring, new and established farmers.

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 13:51

The 31st annual Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association conference will be held Jan. 28-29 in Ankeny, Iowa.

Thursday, January 7, 2016 - 13:20

The inaugural Iowa Small Farms Conference is scheduled for Feb.13 in Ames, Iowa. Keynote speaker Daniel Salatin of Polyface Farms will be featured along with a wide variety of educational options...

Wednesday, January 6, 2016 - 15:47

Winter has officially arrived in Iowa, and with it comes snow. How will it affect landscapes? Are there steps that can be taken to alleviate winter’s effects? 

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