Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 15:22

The daylong educational opportunity designed specifically for pork producers is set for June 28 on the Iowa State campus, and features practical information on a variety of topics that can be...

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 13:46

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Barry Kusel farm near Manning, Iowa, on Wednesday, June 20, beginning at 6 p.m. The field day will focus on no-till conservation farming and cover...

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 09:56

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Mark Mueller farm near Waverly, Iowa, on Thursday, June 14, beginning at 11 a.m. The field day will focus on no-till conservation farming and crop...

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 09:38

Mulches are commonly used to enhance the beauty of landscapes, suppress weeds, conserve soil moisture and buffer plants from the damaging effects of traffic and lawn equipment. ISU horticulture...

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 10:29

Managing swine farrowing facilities to maintain a thermally comfortable environment for both sows and piglets is challenging. A new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 12:02

Understand what is going on in the strawberry patch. Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have answers to questions about strawberry pests and diseases.

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 09:35

Iowa Learning Farms and the Hewitt Creek Watershed Improvement Association are hosting a field day June 8 at the Al Wente denitrifying bioreactor site located at 26723 New Vienna Road, Farley,...

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 07:44

A new, customized equine management program being offered by Iowa State University and Extension and Outreach gives Iowa horse farm or ranch owners an educational program created specifically for...

Friday, May 25, 2012 - 09:44

Iowa Learning Farms and the Sac Soil and Water Conservation District are hosting a field day on Tuesday, June 5 on the Dean Tiefenthaler farm, rural Breda. The field day will focus on strip-...

Thursday, May 24, 2012 - 08:55

Big Creek Lake, located near Polk City, was created in 1972 and this year celebrates its 40th birthday. A celebration of the lake, Big Creek State Park and the wildlife management area will be...

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