Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 07:48

Flowers that provide pollen and nectar are great additions to any garden and are a huge benefit to butterflies and bees. Learn how to turn a sunny corner of the yard into a place that attracts...

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 13:33

Acorns are falling from oak trees into yards everywhere. Viable acorns can be grown into oak trees, if properly handled.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 13:02

Farmers are increasing their use of information technology devices and accessing information to help with farming decisions, according to the 2014 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 07:53

During harvest time the Iowa Farm Safety Council strives to increase knowledge about agricultural hazards and dangers and to encourage Iowans to make better safety and health decisions.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 15:23

A free public webinar will introduce a new resource for city governments about zoning issues related to production and sales activities commonly associated with urban agriculture. Iowa State...

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 07:59

4-H teams from Benton, Muscatine, Scott and Washington counties will represent Iowa in upcoming national 4-H livestock and meats judging contests. The teams earned the right to represent Iowa 4-H...

Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 15:57

Fall is the perfect time to treat lawns for optimal spring performance. Treating now assures lawns will be ready for spring growth. 

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 13:48

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1, Level 2, and Iowa MarketReady workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable producers beginning in...

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 08:28

Educating the next generation of farmers is a goal of Iowa State University’s Integrated Pest Management program.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 07:44

Harvest is historically the most dangerous time of year for agriculture. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wants to remind everyone to regularly read instruction manuals about potential...

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