Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 12:19

Tulips, a favorite in the garden, are known as harbingers of spring. Their beautiful flowers and vibrant colors are a refreshing change after a cold and dreary winter – but they also can be...

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 07:22

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Women, Food and Agriculture Network, will host a field day at Chris Henning’s farm near Jefferson, Iowa, on Monday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the...

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 10:50

Women involved in farm operations can learn more about risk management on the farm and value-added agriculture opportunities at one of two upcoming workshops in Boone and Fairfield sponsored by...

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 10:10

High tunnel production of fruits and vegetables is the topic of upcoming workshops sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The workshop will be held at the ISU Extension...

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 09:57

Impatiens, the top-selling bedding plants in the U.S., have had few insect and disease problems. Unfortunately, the disease situation appears to be about to change as impatiens downy mildew has...

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 08:55

The Twelfth Annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held on the University of Iowa campus on Nov. 18 and 19. Farmers, extension staff, industry representatives and students are invited to learn...

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 13:13

Iowa Learning Farms and the East Pottawattamie Soil and Water Conservation District will co-host a women landowner event on Friday, Sept. 28, from noon to 3:30 p.m. The event will be held in the...

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 - 09:33

Denny Schrock joined Iowa State University in August as coordinator for the Iowa Master Gardener program. He also will teach students on campus and co-direct the Homegrown Lifestyle program.

Friday, September 14, 2012 - 12:27

A summer of extreme heat and drought did not deter Farm Progress Show visitors interested in exploring the ways soil, water, plants and people influence the landscape — specifically the...

Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 12:33

Homeowners know a well maintained lawn is an integral part of an attractive home landscape. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturalists share mechanical and chemical measures...

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