Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, June 17, 2013 - 12:03

Jeff Pape, owner of Rubly Farms and chairman of the Hewitt Creek watershed council, is hosting a cover crops field day in partnership with Iowa Learning Farms, Practical Farmers of Iowa and the...

Thursday, June 13, 2013 - 07:36

Fresh strawberries, a favorite of almost everyone, are relatively easy to grow and hardy throughout Iowa. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach share cultural practices...

Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 08:57

Farmers and crop advisors around the world are scouting corn and soybean fields with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field guides in hand. The guides outline integrated pest...

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 10:14

Fayette County’s senior Dairy Quiz Bowl team placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl, June 6 in Arlington. The team will represent Iowa 4-H at the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl...

Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 08:03

New opportunities exist for harvesting corn stover in support of central Iowa cellulosic ethanol plant biomass feedstock needs. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a meeting at...

Monday, June 10, 2013 - 12:30

Water is a critical issue for the continued development and prosperity of Iowa, the North Central Region and the United States. The Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar on Wednesday,...

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 10:11

Iowa Learning Farms, the Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust Farm board of trustees and Webster and Hamilton NRCS offices were planning to host a field day at the farm Wednesday, June 12. The field day...

Thursday, June 6, 2013 - 10:07

Available in nearly every color, bearded iris is a beautiful spring flower. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists answer questions related to blooming, dividing and...

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 08:01

Certified crop advisers can earn five hours of credit by attending a special CCA morning session, followed by the afternoon spring field day tour at the Southeast Iowa Research and Demonstration...

Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 07:54

The frequent rains that have soaked Iowa this year have left many corn and soybean fields unplanted or with flooded areas. Many producers are wondering what options they have under their multiple...

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