Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 14:44

Identifying pests, diseases, disorders and developmental stages in Midwestern corn crops just became easier with the second edition of Iowa State University’s popular Corn Field Guide.

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 09:23

Christmas trees are grown in Iowa and all 50 states. There are approximately 100 choose and harvest farms in Iowa, where the top selling Christmas trees are Scotch pine and white pine.

Friday, November 22, 2013 - 09:16

A news conference to announce the results of the 2013 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by Iowa State University is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 - 11:34

Having 2 percent of the total pond surface open throughout the winter will help pond owners avoid fish kills, according to ISU Extension and Outreach fisheries and aquaculture specialist Allen...

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 09:15

The new online computer game “Rock Your Watershed!” is fun for all ages. It entertains while teaching players about productivity and environmental impacts, based on land management...

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 09:46

Communities, local food networks and county extension offices have the opportunity to schedule spring 2014 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Good Agricultural Practices workshops for...

Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 15:21

Giving trees and shrubs some extra attention in the fall will help them over-winter and start spring in peak condition. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 09:55

The Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar will be Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 11:30 a.m. Jerry Hatfield, laboratory director of the USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment...

Tuesday, November 12, 2013 - 09:17

Drought, extreme rains and flooding over the past five years have had the greatest influence on farmers’ beliefs about climate change, according to the 2013 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll....

Thursday, November 7, 2013 - 14:28

All roses need some attention going into winter, and there are many methods to provide winter protection. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer suggestions for...

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