Agriculture and Natural Resources News

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...

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...

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