Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, May 22, 2012 - 11:17

Feeding the soil through composting so it can feed food sources is the focus of the Virtual Eco Family Conference, “Compost 101: Food for the Food,” on June 7. The virtual workshop...

Monday, May 21, 2012 - 13:09

Farmers and crop scouts can identify and keep track of soybean and corn field problems throughout the season by using a new series of  field crop scouting cards. The cards were produced by...

Monday, May 21, 2012 - 13:00

Iowa State University (ISU) Forestry Extension and Iowa DNR foresters will conduct a forestry field day on Friday, June 1, at Bob and Deb Brown’s farm, Yarmouth, Iowa. Direct tree seeding...

Monday, May 21, 2012 - 12:53

The signs of stress in a flooded forest can take days, months and even years to become evident, depending on the tree species. Iowa State University Forestry Extension and the Iowa DNR will host a...

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 08:14

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering Evaluating Your Estate Plan workshops at seven locations during June to discuss estate planning for farm families.

Friday, May 18, 2012 - 07:23

Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer lilac questions that will bring more spring blooms to home gardens.

Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 12:46

Iowa Learning Farms will host an urban field day at the Swiss Valley Nature Center near Dubuque, on Wednesday, May 23, from 6:30-8 p.m. The event will focus on urban soil and water conservation as...

Thursday, May 17, 2012 - 09:58

Iowa State University student Caitlyn Abell won the 2011 Lauren L. Christian Graduate Student Award from the National Swine Improvement Federation.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - 08:13

The annual Western Iowa No-till (WIN) Demonstration Field Day is set for June 12 at the Carstens 1880 Farmstead. Field day topics will include managing planter settings in heavy residue areas, use...

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 15:26

The National Sheep Symposium will bring top sheep production experts from across the United States to the Clay County Fairgrounds in Spencer, Iowa on July 27 and 28. Speakers will discuss how to...

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