Agriculture and Natural Resources News

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,...

Monday, June 24, 2013 - 07:59

The Iowa Master Gardener program is once again offering a series of summer garden webinars to be hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Because weather patterns over the past...

Thursday, June 20, 2013 - 09:11

Fungi and molds are popping up and out in Iowa lawns and gardens thanks to cool, wet conditions the past few weeks. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell gardeners...

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