Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Wednesday, May 2, 2012 - 13:34

Proper care of roses from planting through pruning will show them off to their best advantage. To confront insect and disease problems in roses, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

Tuesday, May 1, 2012 - 11:55

Beef producers interested in learning how to optimize forage and livestock production while conserving natural resources will want to consider attending the popular southern Iowa Greenhorn Grazing...

Monday, April 30, 2012 - 09:53

The National 4-H Council and the Walmart Foundation are supporting 4-H Healthy Living programs across the country through Walmart Foundation Healthy Living Youth Voice, Youth Choice grants. Iowa...

Friday, April 27, 2012 - 08:27

Great numbers of fuzzy brown moths made an appearance in Iowa this week, with many specimens and photos submitted to the insect diagnostic clinic. Affectionately referred to as FBMs by...

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 12:12

Learn how to emulate nature with permaculture during the May 3 Virtual Eco Family Conference taught by Fred Meyer, chair and executive director of Backyard Abundance. Meyer will teach about the...

Thursday, April 26, 2012 - 08:20

Gardeners selecting and planting warm-season crops may include hills of watermelon and muskmelon along with rows of produce. Iowa State University Extension horticulture specialists offer planting...

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 15:14

Warm spring weather brings out many critters, including some that homeowners may not like to see in their yards — snakes. While there is no 100-percent effective snake deterrent, Iowa State...

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 14:32

Chad Ingels, a watershed specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, helps farmers organize and secure funding for watershed groups. He also provides technical expertise and...

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 14:05

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has developed a new plastic version as a replacement for metal swine identification tags. The tags are available from Iowa practicing...

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 12:27

The 19th annual “Update for Veterinarians” will focus on topics of specific interest to beef practitioners. Register now for the  May 30 workshop at the ISU McNay Research Farm...

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