Agriculture and Natural Resources News

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,...

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 12:29

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Aug. 20, features Ajay Nair with Iowa State University Department of Horticulture. He will discuss the use of cover crops in conjunction with...

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 14:14

Trees can become afflicted with problems that change their appearance and health, but Iowa State University Extension and Outreach can help with those issues.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 11:05

Iowa Learning Farms and the WaterRocks! Team from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and their volunteers are bringing a “conservation counts” message to the Iowa State Fair...

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 12:42

Iowa Learning Farms will host a strip-tillage and cover crop field day on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Dean Stromer farm near Klemme from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with topics including the use of strip-...

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 09:35

Iowa now has 12 infested counties after two adult Emerald Ash Borer beetles were collected from a trap in Boone and have been positively identified as EAB by a federal identifier.

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 13:52

Specialty crop growers interested in food safety certification and risk management for their farms should plan to attend a Mock GAP Audit Workshop Aug. 26 in Cedar Rapids.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 13:39

Mid-to-late summer is an excellent time to manage the flowers growing around the house, yard and garden. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has tips on how to do so successfully.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 11:18

In Iowa, local food is fun, but it also is a vehicle for rural economic development, as four new videos from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa State University Extension and...

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