Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Wednesday, June 20, 2012 - 15:23

Iowa farming may change forever with the increased use of high tunnels. These simple, plastic-covered, solar-heated structures offer many benefits to farming – some benefits that common row...

Monday, June 18, 2012 - 12:00

The Iowa Learning Farms’ June 20 webinar will feature Ken Moore, Iowa State University distinguished professor of agronomy. Moore will share the results of an ongoing Iowa State evaluation...

Monday, June 18, 2012 - 10:58

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Kellerton beginning at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 23. The field day will focus on the benefits of patch-burn grazing and the multi-state Restoration...

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 13:11

Residents of Polk and surrounding counties have the opportunity to attend the Iowa Community Tree Steward program being offered by Iowa State University Extension Forestry in August and September...

Friday, June 15, 2012 - 12:30

Iowa Learning Farms, AgVantage FS and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a field day at the AgVantage FS test plot located west of Sumner, Iowa, on June 27. The field day will...

Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 08:59

Bees, butterflies and hummingbirds are attracted to the red, white, pink, lilac, and purple bee balm tubular flowers. Bee balms perform best in full sun, but there is more to know when it comes to...

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 11:50

A field day highlighting Iowa State University fruit and vegetable research is planned for July 23 at the ISU Horticulture Research Station near Gilbert. Organizers say the field day will be of...

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 07:40

A three-day trip to locations in Iowa, Illinois and Missouri offers Iowa beef producers the opportunity to tour innovative beef operations, and visit with successful producers and cutting edge...

Monday, June 11, 2012 - 14:33

The film “Out to the Lakes” recently received awards of achievement in the documentary and educational production categories and an award of excellence in music from the Iowa Motion...

Monday, June 11, 2012 - 10:55

The Dubuque County Senior Dairy Quiz Bowl Team placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl June 6. The team will represent Iowa 4-H at the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky...

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