Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 15:14

Researchers will share information on the cover crop topic at a workshop Friday, April 5 in Mason City. Iowa State University and USDA-National Laboratory for Agriculture and Environment will hold...

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 09:07

A Biomass Crop Production Workshop will look at reasons for increased interest in biomass crops for energy in Iowa. The workshop will be held Tuesday, March 19, at the Johnson County Extension...

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 14:27

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about grape pruning that will give the pruner a spirit of learning and adventure, not panic.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 13:42

Ongoing effects from the drought may hit closer to home with possible water shortages this year across the state. Iowans can prepare by finding simple ways to conserve water in their own homes.

Tuesday, February 26, 2013 - 15:35

Iowa farmers rely primarily on agribusinesses, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and state agencies for their information needs, according to the 2012 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

Monday, February 25, 2013 - 15:19

Farmers will showcase their experiences with cover crops this spring at eight field days across Iowa. Practical Farmers of Iowa joins with Iowa Learning Farms, County Soil and Water Conservation...

Monday, February 25, 2013 - 11:13

The 2013 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey is now available to download from the...

Friday, February 22, 2013 - 13:22

Current commercial fruit or vegetable growers and traditional farmers interested in diversifying can learn more about high tunnel production at a March 26 workshop at the Iowa State University...

Thursday, February 21, 2013 - 09:01

Pruning raspberries in spring produces higher yields, by increasing berry size, and helps control disease. Pruning procedures are based on the growth and fruiting characteristics of the plants,...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 16:26

The Vegetable Transplant Production workshop scheduled for Feb. 22 at the Scott County Extension Office has been rescheduled for Saturday March 2.

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