Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, October 21, 2013 - 08:25

A new USDA rule requiring official identification for all interstate commerce went into effect March 11, 2013. It requires official identification and an official certificate of veterinary...

Thursday, October 17, 2013 - 08:32

Putting the garden to bed for the winter is a matter of cleaning up and covering up. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have recommendations on cutting foliage as...

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 13:25

The 13th Annual Iowa Organic Conference is scheduled for Nov. 17 – 18. The conference will be held in Iowa City at the Iowa Memorial Union.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 09:39

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop field day in Storm Lake on Nov. 1.

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 08:47

Post-doctoral research associate Megan Van Emon came to Iowa State University for the opportunity to work with beef-related research and with extension faculty and staff. After several months, she...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 13:21

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach point out types of trees and plants that have colorful fall foliage.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:59

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will host a field day on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Southeastern Community College, West Burlington. The field day will focus on use...

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:32

Advances in soil-testing research has led Iowa State University Extension agronomists to revise recommendations for phosphorus, potassium and lime.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 07:32

Two informational meetings concerning the presence of emerald ash borer will be held in Cedar Rapids on Nov. 7. The 1 p.m. meeting is for people in the Green Industry and the 6:30 p.m. meeting is...

Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 13:07

To enjoy the beauty of daffodils in spring, gardeners must plant daffodils in the fall. There are several thousand daffodil varieties, but standard planting practices, including how to force...

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