Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 09:03

The Iowa State University Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy Research Farm, rural Boone, will hold a cover crop and corn production field day Aug. 30.

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 15:01

Aquatic plants, although necessary for the pond ecosystem, can become a nuisance in ponds throughout Iowa during the hot summer months. Excessive plant growth can be managed through a variety of...

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 10:49

Iowans should feel free to eat fresh produce and enjoy summer’s bounty, but also take care to handle these foods safely, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Friday, August 2, 2013 - 08:59

An Iowa Learning Farms field day Aug. 27 will focus on soil health using cover crops, reduced tillage and nutrient management in the Boone River Watershed.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 09:42

Home gardeners have watched melon vines fill considerable garden space while anticipating harvest time. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell how to determine when...

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 07:17

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Fairfield in Jefferson County, making this the third location where the invasive beetle has been found...

Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 13:07

Design, installation and maintenance of agricultural drainage systems is the focus of the Iowa Drainage School Aug. 20-22 at the Borlaug Learning Center on the Northeast Research and Demonstration...

Tuesday, July 30, 2013 - 08:13

Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms and Wallace Foundation for Rural Research and Development will host the 19th annual Crops Field Day on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 5 p.m. The...

Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 12:35

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a series of meetings this fall for growers producing crops in high tunnels. Two meeting sites will be offered for each workshop.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013 - 14:43

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about what may be causing those black or brown spots on tomatoes, zucchini and other garden produce.

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