Agriculture and Natural Resources News

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...

Monday, February 3, 2014 - 14:27

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Waterloo, the county seat of Black Hawk County, making this the sixth location where the invasive beetle has...

Thursday, January 30, 2014 - 13:33

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach guide gardeners through the process of apple tree grafting by responding to questions and offering workshops.

Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 16:21

ISU Extension and Outreach is offering two meetings for producers wanting to learn more about genomic-enhanced EPDs, how to implement $Value Indexes into selection methods, and estrus...

Monday, January 27, 2014 - 11:04

Iowa State University's Jay Harmon offers pork producers some tips for conserving propane this winter.

Friday, January 24, 2014 - 10:14

Jamie Benning has been hired as water quality program manager for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. As an extension agronomist the past 13 years she has led multi-state water quality...

Friday, January 24, 2014 - 08:43

The five-year Iowa Learning Farms project is commemorating 10 years in 2014.

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