Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 09:27

Harvest is a prime time for agricultural fires, even when the weather has not been warm and dry. This year, the normal harvest dryness will be intensified because of the drought conditions and the...

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 10:34

The Iowa Learning Farms’ Aug. 15 webinar will feature a conversation with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey at the Iowa State Fair. Northey will discuss a variety of issues...

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 08:04

A statewide training for commercial manure applicators will be conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on Wednesday,...

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 07:40

An Aug. 25 pasture walk and tour in central Iowa will give owners of small farms and acreages with grazing animals an opportunity to view pastures designed for grazing beef, sheep and horses, and...

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 07:23

Iowa Learning Farms, Practical Farmers of Iowa and Mitchell County NRCS/SWCD will co-host a field day at the John Schwarck farm near Riceville, Iowa, on Tuesday, Aug. 21, beginning at 10:30 a.m....

Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 07:12

Agriculture professionals who work with farm and ranch businesses on farm succession issues and want to offer a coordinated facilitation farm succession service to their agriculture clientele can...

Monday, August 6, 2012 - 13:44

Iowa crop and livestock producers are invited to attend an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach webinar Tuesday, Aug. 21 to learn about grain quality issues and marketing options related...

Monday, August 6, 2012 - 12:28

Chris Clark, the new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef program specialist in southwest Iowa, said his background and experience will help him build a program that’s...

Friday, August 3, 2012 - 07:23

Crop and livestock producers can learn about drought-related issues and strategies to prepare for fall by attending either of two free informational meetings hosted by Iowa State University...

Thursday, August 2, 2012 - 08:27

The 2012 Greenhorn Grazing series offered in the Greenfield area has three segments remaining. Sessions are set for Aug. 23, Sept. 13 and Nov. 15 at the Adair County Extension office.

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