Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 13:24

Many Iowans start planning their spring and summer gardens months in advance. For those planners and other garden enthusiasts, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides garden...

Monday, February 11, 2013 - 09:59

Iowa Beef Center staff will conduct bull selection clinics just prior to three Iowa Cattlemen’s Association bull sales later this spring to break down the process of bull selection into...

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 14:27

A workshop to train livestock producers and service providers on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and...

Friday, February 8, 2013 - 14:11

Gardeners can get a jump on their gardens by starting seeds indoors. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss the types of equipment and conditions needed.

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 13:05

A postharvest handling and food safety workshop for fruit and vegetable growers is planned by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.  The workshop will be March 8 from 8:30 a.m. to...

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 12:24

Local community leaders, entrepreneurs and partners of Southeast Iowa’s local food system will learn strategies for regional branding, increasing agri-tourism opportunities and promoting...

Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 08:38

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host meetings in Madrid on Feb. 28 and Dubuque on March 6 to address emerging opportunities related to stover harvesting for the biomass feedstock...

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 16:13

Producers, consumers, business owners and anyone interested in developing Iowa’s local food system are invited to register for an upcoming conference, “Road Map for Resilience:...

Tuesday, February 5, 2013 - 14:47

About 70 percent of farmers report using at least one technology that provides them with Internet access, according to the 2012 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll. In addition, a basic cell phone was...

Thursday, January 31, 2013 - 08:15

Enjoy indoor flowering plants and cut flowers longer with proper care. Learn from horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach about caring for and transplanting flowering...

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