Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 09:00

Perennials are beautiful plants that live three or more years, die in the ground each fall and return in the spring. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach identify...

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 15:23

Agricultural drainage water management and drainage water quality are the topics of a series of webinars recently developed by a team of extension specialists from several Upper Midwest...

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 14:39

Mahdi Al-Kaisi will discuss the concept of soil health, its basic principles, factors for healthy soil and management choices that affect soil health during the regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms...

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 14:31

The Wills Family Orchard is hosting an evening field day to showcase research projects related to establishing high-density orchards.

Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 08:18

Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Fort Madison, bringing the number of confirmed counties in Iowa to 26. This makes Lee County the latest victim of EAB, a highly destructive insect of ash...

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 15:15

Learn about protecting drinking water, septic system maintenance, riparian buffer strips and pesticide application in the summer edition of Acreage Living Newsletter.

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 14:50

Managing Cash Flow for a Low-Capital Food Hub Start-Up shares knowledge gleaned from local foods work and research in northeast Iowa. It is one of a series describing and suggesting proven ways to...

Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 12:04

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Monroe County Soil and Water Conservation District and Iowa Soybean Association, will host a field day on Thursday, July 23, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Tom...

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 11:34

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Jasper County Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a workshop about available conservation planning, the installation of grassed waterways and...

Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 13:37

The Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station is host for the annual Iowa Turfgrass Field Day, July 23 from 8:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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