Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 - 13:39

The poinsettia is one of the most popular potted flowers in the United States. ISU Extension horticulturists tell how to select a healthy plant and the care involved keeping the plant attractive...

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 15:56

Last spring, Iowa families throughout the state gathered together –- virtually –- once a month for the Eco Family Conference from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The...

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 09:53

Kaye Strohbehn has been hired as an agriculture producer and consumer education specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in northwestern Iowa. Strohbehn began serving Lyon, O...

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 09:22

The 2013 Crop Advantage Series offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be held at 13 Iowa locations during January. Crop Advantage meetings provide crop producers with the...

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 - 12:52

More than 30 million families will shop and buy a “real” Christmas tree this year. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell what to look for when...

Monday, November 19, 2012 - 10:23

Governor Branstad asks for public comment on a nutrient reduction strategy developed over a two-year period by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa Department of Natural...

Wednesday, November 14, 2012 - 15:35

Shrubs are integral components of home landscapes. During winter months they not only make eye-catching accent or specimen plants, but they provide food and shelter for birds and other wildlife....

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 08:23

Rodney "Butch" Baker will serve as interim director of the Iowa Pork Industry Center. He has been a senior clinician at the Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine...

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 08:10

Various aspects of farmland drainage is the topic of a Dec. 12 workshop at Manatt Community Center in Brooklyn. The program begins at 9 a.m. and will adjourn at 3:30 p.m. Advanced registration is...

Monday, November 12, 2012 - 12:57

Gardeners, both novice and experienced, will be inspired to preserve their garden bounty with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s 2013 garden calendar. The full-color, 12-month...

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