Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 13:20

The drought of 2012 has likely increased the carryover of nitrate-nitrogen (nitrate-N) into the 2013 season, according to field agronomists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach....

Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 09:24

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists share information about potato varieties that grow well in Iowa and when and how to plant them.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 - 12:52

Spring begins the farmers’ market season across Iowa. As Iowans seek fresh produce and support local growers, they should follow general guidelines to make sure locally-grown food is safe to...

Monday, April 1, 2013 - 15:20

The Iowa Gypsy Moth Management Team will conduct public meetings in northeastern Iowa on April 16 and April 17 to discuss gypsy moth management actions for summer 2013. The meetings are free and...

Monday, April 1, 2013 - 10:36

Iowa grazing supporters are planning the 2013 Iowa Grazing Conference for June 25-26. They encourage those who use grazing in their livestock operations to put the  date on their calendars...

Monday, April 1, 2013 - 10:02

Homeowners can learn about professional certification and other Iowa requirements for contractors, as well as topics to discuss with a potential contractor in Choosing a Landscape Contractor (RG...

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 13:43

Strawberries are well suited to home gardens. They are hardy, easy to grow and produce a good crop with moderate effort. Early spring is the best time to plant strawberries in Iowa.

Thursday, March 28, 2013 - 13:30

The 2013 Iowa Swine Day has a new format and plenty of information for pork industry members. Registration for the Thursday, June 27 event is now open

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - 15:40

Iowa gardeners can select vegetable varieties that perform well in their gardens with Suggested Vegetable Varieties for the Home Garden (PM 607), an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 13:42

Iowa Learning Farms will host a workshop, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, on Thursday April 4, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Johnson’s Restaurant, Elkader. The workshop will focus on cover...

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