Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 15:15

Learn about protecting drinking water, septic system maintenance, riparian buffer strips and pesticide application in the summer edition of Acreage Living Newsletter.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 14:50

Managing Cash Flow for a Low-Capital Food Hub Start-Up shares knowledge gleaned from local foods work and research in northeast Iowa. It is one of a series describing and suggesting proven ways to...

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 12:04

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Soybean Association, will host a field day on Thursday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Tom...

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:34

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Jasper County Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a workshop about available conservation planning, the installation of grassed waterways and...

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 13:37

The Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station is host for the annual Iowa Turfgrass Field Day, July 23 from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 10:53

Visitors can enjoy a horticulture tour through the Lyon County Fair Grounds gardens and taste locally-sourced food at the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Garden Tour and Local...

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 15:17

The summer months are the perfect time to enjoy homegrown fruits. With varying weather and temperature, maintaining a healthy fruit plant can sometimes be a struggle. Here are some tips from Iowa...

Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:59

Recent weather conditions may have pond owners battling an abundance of aquatic plants. While the plants are a necessary and beneficial component of a natural ecosystem, too many can cause issues...

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 13:04

According to the latest Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll, the majority of farmers are aware of and support Iowa’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy, a science and technology-based approach used to...

Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 10:17

Knowing how to properly care for trees and how to identify harmful tree abnormalities is a great skill for all tree owners to have. However, not all tree abnormalities are harmful. Horticulturists...

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