Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 12:29

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Aug. 20, features Ajay Nair with Iowa State University Department of Horticulture. He will discuss the use of cover crops in conjunction with...

Thursday, August 7, 2014 - 14:14

Trees can become afflicted with problems that change their appearance and health, but Iowa State University Extension and Outreach can help with those issues.

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 - 11:05

Iowa Learning Farms and the WaterRocks! Team from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and their volunteers are bringing a “conservation counts” message to the Iowa State Fair...

Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - 12:42

Iowa Learning Farms will host a strip-tillage and cover crop field day on Tuesday, Aug. 19 at the Dean Stromer farm near Klemme from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., with topics including the use of strip-...

Monday, August 4, 2014 - 09:35

Iowa now has 12 infested counties after two adult Emerald Ash Borer beetles were collected from a trap in Boone and have been positively identified as EAB by a federal identifier.

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 13:39

Mid-to-late summer is an excellent time to manage the flowers growing around the house, yard and garden. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has tips on how to do so successfully.

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 10:02

Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State and Merck Animal Health are sponsoring an Aug. 12 clinic led by Dr. Tom Noffsinger, a consulting feedyard veterinarian from Nebraska, at the Davis County Fairgrounds...

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 14:12

Onions, garlic and shallots can add a lot to the home gardening experience. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips for harvesting, drying and storing these popular...

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 09:26

Farmers and crop advisers throughout the upper Midwest are encouraged to attend the Resilient Agriculture Conference Aug. 5-7, in person at Ames, Iowa, or online.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 09:19

As the temperature and humidity level rise outside, pork producers need to address animal comfort indoors, according to the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University.

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