Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 13:25

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day and pasture walk at Triple C Farms near Leon on Wednesday, July 24. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and focus on pasture improvement.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 12:43

Margaret Van Ginkel, coordinator for Iowa Concern hotline – a service made available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recommends actions that help prevent stress from...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 10:16

As a result of a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling, those who sign a Conservation Reserve Program contract, whether they are involved in a farm business or just own the land, will find their CRP...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 07:11

Weeds are a constant problem for home gardeners. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about weeds in general and a couple of specific weed issues.

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 13:26

The On-Farm Food Safety team with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach frequently references two extension publications when responding to fruit and vegetable growers' concerns about...

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 10:23

Michael Castellano, assistant agronomy professor at Iowa State University, will share his research on nitrogen and soil organic matter during the Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar...

Monday, July 1, 2013 - 07:47

The field day at the Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust Farm near Otho has been rescheduled for Wednesday, July 17. The benefits of no-till and strip-till compared to traditional tillage will be...

Friday, June 28, 2013 - 14:28

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will hold GAP workshops this fall for farmers who sell directly to consumers and those considering sales to retail foodservices. Workshops will be held...

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 13:24

Rainfall this spring has created ideal conditions for several tree diseases and foliage abnormalities. Horticulturists with ISU Extension and Outreach help homeowners understand those...

Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 07:57

Farm tenants and land owners are invited to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach farmland leasing meetings during July and August. The 3-hour workshops are designed to assist landowners,...

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