Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, May 7, 2013 - 13:38

Results from the most recent survey of farmland rental rates conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach showed that the average estimated cash rent for corn and soybean land in the...

Friday, May 3, 2013 - 08:38

Communities, local food networks and county extension offices have the opportunity to schedule Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) workshops for local...

Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 10:20

The emergence of daffodils is one of the first signs of spring – along with crocuses, tulips and other spring-flowering bulbs. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and...

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 13:19

There is still time to register for the remaining Eco Family Virtual Conference sessions.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 12:49

Gardeners can determine when to divide their perennials by checking When to Divide Perennials (RG 319), an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

Tuesday, April 30, 2013 - 07:16

Iowa State University is conducting a nationwide survey of livestock producers’ use of feed-related coproducts from ethanol production. Livestock producers are invited to take the survey...

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 14:00

A 1 p.m. pasture walk featuring cows grazing a cover crop of rye and hairy vetch, grass finishing, and an introduction to a new bird friendly marketing opportunity will be Wednesday, May 22 at the...

Monday, April 29, 2013 - 12:15

With the advent of county fair swine shows in Iowa just a few weeks from now, there are specific steps that exhibitors and fair attendees can follow to decrease health risks for animals and people...

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 14:53

Mark S. Johnson joined Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as a field agronomist for north central Iowa on April 15.

Wednesday, April 24, 2013 - 09:20

It's common practice to plant transplants for warm-season vegetables like tomatoes, peppers and eggplant and is becoming the practice with cucumbers, squash, cantaloupes and watermelons...

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