Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 08:31

Farmers are encouraged to wait until soil temperatures remain below 50 degrees Fahrenheit before applying anhydrous ammonia (NH3) fertilizer this fall.

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 08:16

Iowa Learning Farms will host a strip-tillage field day at the Robert Lynch farm near Gilmore City on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 07:57

ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting two Iowa manure management and runoff control demonstration field days – Oct. 29 near Wall Lake and Oct. 31 near Andover. The purpose of these field...

Monday, October 15, 2012 - 07:32

The Iowa State University Integrated Crop Management Conference will be held Nov. 28 and 29 on the Iowa State campus in Ames. The conference agenda includes 40 different workshops and three mini-...

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 16:26

Fall is a busy time for gardeners. With so much to do, lawn care is sometimes neglected. However, proper lawn care in fall helps ensure an attractive, healthy lawn next season. Important fall lawn...

Thursday, October 11, 2012 - 12:30

The successful distance education program SowBridge begins its fifth year Nov. 7. Iowa State University animal science associate professor and extension swine specialist Ken Stalder said people...

Tuesday, October 9, 2012 - 13:09

Farmers' perspectives on climate change is the topic of this month's Iowa Learning Farms webinar on Wednesday, Oct. 17. J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr., an assistant professor and extension...

Monday, October 8, 2012 - 12:51

People who need to be recertified as Pork Quality Assurance Plus® Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus program are reminded of an upcoming session in Ames. The Iowa Pork...

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 13:44

In early autumn, in response to the shortening days and declining intensity of sunlight, tree leaves become vivid reds, oranges, golds and browns — signaling their oncoming fall to the...

Monday, October 1, 2012 - 09:40

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a workshop for commercial fruit and vegetable farmers who are growing produce in high tunnels. ISU Extension – Davis County is...

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