Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 08:36

Peonies can thrive up to 100 years if maintained properly. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about peony care, specifically how and when to divide...

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 12:37

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has scheduled three cover crop workshops for commercial growers and those working with commercial growers for this fall.

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 10:22

Experience Ida County’s local foods network by attending “Farm to Fork” Friday, Aug. 23. The afternoon bus trip will explore locally produced culinary sensations from Ida County...

Friday, August 9, 2013 - 10:12

Iowa State University economists are cautioning farmers to be prepared for a potential downturn in the values of commodities and land.

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 13:30

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about lawn seeding, from what to look for in a grass seed mix to how frequently to water a newly seeded area.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 13:35

Visitors to this year's Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18, can discover more with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Extension and Outreach can be found all across the fairgrounds during...

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 10:44

A field day Aug. 20 at the Iowa State University Neely-Kinyon Farm will cover the topics of sustainable and organic agriculture. The field day will begin at 4 p.m. and includes a light supper.

Monday, August 5, 2013 - 10:12

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a feedlot field day at the Greg Galles feedlot near Marcus in northwest Iowa on Tuesday, Aug. 27, beginning at 1 p.m.

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...

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