Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Friday, July 13, 2012 - 09:34

Blue-green algae blooms are already being reported in Iowa lakes, ponds, rivers and streams this summer and creating a risk to livestock. During blue-green algae blooms, toxin concentrations can...

Friday, July 13, 2012 - 06:44

Drought damage is an insurable loss under multiple peril crop insurance, which covers nearly 90 percent of the corn and soybean acres in Iowa.  Producers should consult with their crop...

Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 07:35

Iowans are noticing changes in their trees this summer and asking Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists about symptoms that may indicate stress or decline in the...

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 12:54

A $25,000 gift from Ag Ventures Alliance is helping Iowa State University Extension and Outreach launch new research and training projects in 2012.

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 - 07:18

Dry conditions are putting stress on Iowa trees. Trees on marginal sites are dying all over the state, said Jesse Randall, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach forester.

Friday, July 6, 2012 - 14:49

With continuing weather forecasts of temperatures in the mid- to upper 90s and heat index topping 100 degrees in Iowa, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell...

Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 14:50

Sweet corn is one of the most popular vegetables in the home garden, roadside stands and farmers' markets. This summer’s hot, dry weather has growers asking Iowa State University...

Thursday, July 5, 2012 - 14:14

Badger Creek Watershed is one of the oldest publicly owned lakes in Iowa. A picnic and wetland tour to celebrate the lake will be held Saturday, July 14, from 5-8 p.m. at the Ron and Jenny McBroom...

Wednesday, July 4, 2012 - 20:53

The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced new methods with increased efficiencies for testing residues in meat products. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 12:16

Just a few days remain for golfers to register to be assured of playing in the 2012 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open. The annual event, set for Tuesday, July 24 at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in...

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