Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 13:55

The Iowa State University Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic confirmed today that the spotted wing drosophila (SWD), an invasive pest that can cause damage to many fruit crops, has been found in...

Thursday, September 6, 2012 - 09:49

Geraniums, a popular flowering plant, will be destroyed by the first hard frost, unless gardeners can take steps to over-winter them. Horticulturalists with Iowa State University Extension and...

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 - 13:24

More Iowa farmers are cutting corn for silage this summer due to the extreme heat, dryness and crop conditions. Because of the increased silage production, the possibilities for silo gas and...

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 - 14:09

People who need to be recertified as Pork Quality Assurance Plus® Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus program are invited to attend a session set for Nov. 19 in Ames. The...

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 - 12:54

Peonies can thrive for up to 100 years if maintained properly. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about peony care, specifically how and when to...

Monday, August 27, 2012 - 14:02

Iowa Learning Farms and Wapello County NRCS will co-host a field day near Martinsburg on Friday, Sept. 7, focusing on cover crop management for optimum results as part of the Competine Creek...

Friday, August 24, 2012 - 10:14

Choosing the right grass species is the first step in establishing or reestablishing a lawn. Horticulturalists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about establishing...

Thursday, August 23, 2012 - 11:20

The Farm Progress Show is known for its extensive array of information and technology for today’s farmers. It is a natural fit for Iowa State University to be integrated into different...

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 - 14:29

Visitors at the North Grand Farmers' Market in Ames on Saturday, Aug. 25 will get to see the debut of the newest trailer in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Conservation...

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 - 10:32

In response to the current drought situation facing Iowa pork producers, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach swine program specialists will host a webinar on Wednesday, Aug. 29, from 1 to...

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