Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 08:56

Fall’s arrival brings a natural question: Even though the weather has turned cooler, how does lawn care and preparation change? Colder weather doesn’t mean lawns should be ignored.

Thursday, October 15, 2015 - 08:45

A public workshop will explore opportunities that exist for community gardens, and provide an opportunity for gardeners to give feedback on community garden efforts and educational programs that...

Tuesday, October 13, 2015 - 12:10

A new publication on emerald ash borer management is now available from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store. Finding a Certified Pesticide Applicator for Emerald Ash Borer...

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 12:54

Two new publications on turf care are now available from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store: Preventing Compaction on Athletic Fields and Tips for Athletic Field Seeding and...

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 11:31

Farmers are reminded to wait until soil temperatures remain below 50 degrees Fahrenheit before applying anhydrous ammonia (NH3) fertilizer this fall. Harvest is progressing rapidly in many parts...

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 09:33

Collaborations marked efforts to increase the number of monarch butterflies as the Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium got underway this year.

Monday, October 12, 2015 - 08:05

ISU Extension and Outreach will use grant funds received from the USDA to develop and implement programs that support beginning and retiring farmers and military veterans interested in farming.

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 15:01

The Iowa State University Athletic Field Short Course will take place Nov. 3 from 8:45 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. The course will kick off at Reiman Gardens at 1407 University Blvd. in Ames.

Friday, October 9, 2015 - 08:29

The 15th Annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held Nov. 22-23 at the University of Iowa. Producers and experts from across the country will share tips for transitioning into organic production...

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:27

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Benton/Tama Nutrient Reduction Demonstration Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management field day on Wednesday,...

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