Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Wednesday, October 17, 2012 - 10:13

PorkBridge, a distance education series for pork producers and industry professionals, begins Dec. 6. PorkBridge reaches an audience across the country and around the world in an every other month...

Tuesday, October 16, 2012 - 12:57

Entomologists at Iowa State University have confirmed that Scott County has the first breeding infestations of brown marmorated stink bugs reported in Iowa.

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...

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