Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 08:50

With anhydrous ammonia under pressure, safety is always a concern when plumbing and working around application equipment. A new set of voluntary guidelines for plumbing multi-tank anhydrous...

Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 07:58

New Iowa State University swine farms manager Jacob Myers is excited to be able to work with a younger generation in developing their pork industry skills. As a 2005 Iowa State graduate in animal...

Monday, July 2, 2012 - 12:42

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon, beginning at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11. The field day will include a pasture walk at Triple C Farms and will focus on pasture improvement....

Monday, July 2, 2012 - 12:37

Iowa Learning Farms and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship are hosting a tour of Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) wetlands in Dickinson County on Thursday, July...

Monday, July 2, 2012 - 12:31

Iowa Learning Farms and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship are hosting a tour of Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program (CREP) wetlands in Story County on Tuesday, July 10,...

Friday, June 29, 2012 - 12:29

The July 16-18 three-state bus trip for Iowa beef producers is nearly full, but organizer Joe Sellers said a few spots remain. Registration is $100 per person and must be made quickly to ensure a...

Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 13:37

New Worker Protection Standard training materials are now available online from the Pest Management and the Environment Program at Iowa State University in partnership with IDALS. The training...

Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 11:45

Knowing when to water and how to water plants is one of the most important aspects of gardening and can make all the difference to the health of plants. Iowa State University Extension and...

Monday, June 25, 2012 - 10:17

Iowa Learning Farms’ Conservation Station is coming to the North Grand Farmers Market in Ames, Iowa, on Saturday, June 30. It will be located at the north end of the JC Penney parking lot...

Friday, June 22, 2012 - 08:42

Japanese beetles first emerged around the end of May in some parts of Iowa. As populations increase, gardeners around the state are asking how to deal with these very hungry garden pests.The good...

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