Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 15:55

The 2014 Iowa State University Animal Industry Report is now available online. This report features a variety of animal industry-related research done at Iowa State that was supported by the Iowa...

Wednesday, February 12, 2014 - 15:47

Iowa cow-calf producers soon may be receiving a survey in the mail from Iowa Beef Center as part of its ongoing commitment to providing accurate and timely information to the state’s beef...

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 11:13

Iowa farmers are well aware that populations of Bt-resistant corn rootworm have been found in the state, and more than half are concerned that the pest will become a major problem here, according...

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 10:31

Three new beef-health publications are now available through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach online store. Grant Dewell, extension beef veterinarian, authored the publications and...

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 10:07

Northeastern Iowa cattle producers can learn more about an upcoming revision of the Feedlot and Cost Monitoring software at three meetings offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 09:36

ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a certification workshop for anyone wishing to sell morel mushrooms in Iowa. The certification earned by attending the workshop is a three-year certification...

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:23

Mark Tomer is the presenter for the Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 11:30 a.m. He will talk about a watershed scale planning framework that is based on...

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:15

Amy Powell was recently hired to help develop an online curriculum to teach youth in 4-H about raising livestock. The new Extension and Outreach position of 4-H livestock specialist will work with...

Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 11:01

Warm-season vegetables like tomatoes, peppers and eggplant are planted in the garden as small plants (transplants). Begin vegetable transplants indoors to shorten the time by several weeks between...

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 - 14:55

To help farmers understand how cover crops work and the best management practices for including them in rotations, Iowa Learning Farms has released the video, “Cover Crops: Farmer...

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