Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Friday, November 9, 2012 - 07:30

The Iowa Master Gardener 2013 winter trainings will be held at 16 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county offices beginning in January. The Master Gardener course includes 40 hours of...

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 - 15:27

Many perennials make it through winter just fine with no special attention. But in Iowa gardens, some perennials require a little attention just before the ground freezes. Horticulturists with...

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 11:35

Iowa women farmers and ranchers will have additional opportunities to participate in Annie's Project courses, thanks to financial support from Farm Credit Services of America.

Monday, November 5, 2012 - 10:30

The Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar, to be held Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 11:30 a.m., will feature Amy Kaleita, Iowa State University associate professor of agriculture and biosystems...

Wednesday, October 31, 2012 - 13:18

Roses must be protected against not only low winter temperatures, but also fluctuating temperatures and winter winds. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain how...

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 10:53

The Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator is available to help farmers find the maximum return to nitrogen fertilizer applications and the most profitable application rate for their farm. Having adequate...

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 09:11

A series of monthly grain marketing educational meetings for women are being coordinated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation. The five Women Marketing...

Thursday, October 25, 2012 - 08:07

It’s time to think about protecting strawberry plants from the winter elements. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain how to properly mulch strawberries...

Monday, October 22, 2012 - 14:10

In response to expanding problems associated with herbicide resistant weeds, weed specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct a series of meetings in November and...

Monday, October 22, 2012 - 11:12

As cow-calf and feedlot operators continue to deal with drought related issues, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Beef Center will continue to offer educational...

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