Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, July 23, 2013 - 08:17

To meet continuing demand and the Aug. 31 deadline for advisor recertification under the newly revised Pork Quality Assurance Plus® program, Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University...

Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 09:36

The 2013 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day at the Iowa State Horticulture Farm in Ames is Monday, Aug. 12. Those interested in attending should register online by Aug. 5.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 12:58

Iowa lawns are entering seasonal dormancy. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell when it is necessary to water and how to properly water lawns during dormancy and...

Wednesday, July 17, 2013 - 09:16

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Arlyn Kauffman farm near Weldon, Iowa, on Thursday, Aug. 1, beginning at 5 p.m. The field day will focus on cover crop management and conservation...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 15:51

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is beginning a partnership with the NewBo City Market to teach Iowans garden skills and techniques.

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 11:08

A new Sustainable Vegetable Production website at www.extension.iastate.edu/vegetablelab...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 09:18

Iowa farmers are reminded to properly handle treated seeds that were unable to be planted this year due to the historically wet spring weather. Seeds treated with a pesticide to protect them from...

Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 07:13

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Burlington in Des Moines County, making this the second location where the invasive beetle has been...

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 13:22

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host a soil health day in Albert City on Tuesday, July 30, beginning at 4 p.m. The event will focus on soil health, primarily no-...

Thursday, July 11, 2013 - 09:05

Strange holes around a tree trunk, globs of sap on a Scotch pine, shedding bark on a sycamore: Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about these...

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