Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, July 20, 2015 - 09:03

SDSU Extension veterinarian Russ Daly answers questions on what urban citizens should know about highly pathogenic avian influenza.  This article is part of a cooperative effort of ISU...

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 10:42

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day on Wednesday, Aug. 5, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Craig Fleishman farm, rural Minburn. The field day will focus on the idea of integrating several...

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 07:40

The conference theme “Horticultural Horizons in the Heartland” will include a keynote presentation focused on accessing fresh produce through the AmpleHarvest.org Campaign

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 07:07

The design, installation and maintenance of drainage systems is the focus of the Iowa Drainage School to be held on Aug. 25-27 at the Borlaug Learning Center on the Northeast Research and...

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 14:50

Cucumbers are a widely cultivated plant and grow well in warmer weather, making them a perfect summer plant in any home garden. As it gets time to harvest, there can be a few problems that may...

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 07:39

The annual fall field day of the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm southwest of Chariton will focus on grazing opportunities, including cover crops, alfalfa plots and fescue...

Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 07:15

Recognizing the impact rain can have on hay is important this summer with the frequent rains that challenge hay producers wanting to mow, bale and store hay.

Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 09:04

A four-day bus trip to southwest Iowa and north central Nebraska next month will offer Iowa beef producers the opportunity to tour innovative beef operations and visit with successful producers...

Monday, July 13, 2015 - 14:49

Properly preparing for hot and humid weather conditions is vital to maintaining beef cattle herd health. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell has five steps...

Friday, July 10, 2015 - 08:22

In a step-by-step approach, instructions will be offered for reading a manure test and determining how much of the crop nutrient needs can be met with manure applications.

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