Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 13:13

Gardeners can learn how to start annual flowers and vegetables at home and to enjoy them earlier in the growing season with Starting Garden Transplants at Home (PM 0874), an Iowa State University...

Tuesday, March 12, 2013 - 13:10

Mushroom hunters who would like to legally sell morel mushrooms in Iowa must complete a morel mushroom certification workshop. The workshop will be offered at three locations in March and April....

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 10:20

Daniel Barker, assistant scientist with the Department of Agronomy at Iowa State University, will discuss nitrogen sensing technology during the Iowa Learning Farms’ free monthly webinar,...

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 09:55

Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crops workshop, along with the Eastern Iowa Hay Producers Association, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Practical Farmers of Iowa, on Thursday...

Monday, March 11, 2013 - 09:12

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, on Friday, March 22, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Black Hawk Marsh State Game Management Area, Lake View. The...

Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 13:41

A field day focusing on cover crops for row crop systems will be held Tuesday, March 19, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Dustin Kaestner farm near Luzerne. The field day site is located at...

Wednesday, March 6, 2013 - 19:42

Starting vegetables at home can be fun and offers several advantages. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about starting cabbage, broccoli and...

Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - 15:14

Researchers will share information on the cover crop topic at a workshop Friday, April 5 in Mason City. Iowa State University and USDA-National Laboratory for Agriculture and Environment will hold...

Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 09:07

A Biomass Crop Production Workshop will look at reasons for increased interest in biomass crops for energy in Iowa. The workshop will be held Tuesday, March 19, at the Johnson County Extension...

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 14:27

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about grape pruning that will give the pruner a spirit of learning and adventure, not panic.

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