Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 09:40

A larva was collected by the Iowa EAB Team from a tree in Mt. Pleasant and has been positively identified as the Emerald Ash Borer by a federal identifier. Iowa now has 10 infested counties.

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 09:00

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon focusing on pasture improvement on Thursday, July 31.

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 08:54

In summer, problems can crop up and limit a yard's potential. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to make sure both yard and garden look as beautiful as...

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 16:07

This month’s presenter is Jesse Randall with Iowa State University Forestry Extension. He will talk about planning for buffer strips as well as windbreaks to aid in soil erosion reduction,...

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 15:55

Jennifer Bentley, dairy specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recently produced a new publication about automatic dairy feeding systems.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 15:20

The 2015 Annual Garden Calendar, “Whimsy,” is now available for purchase from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Online Store.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 08:40

Angela Rieck-Hinz is the new extension field agronomist for north central Iowa. She brings expertise in crop production and protection to this position, which serves a nine-county area.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 14:41

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has created a new team and direction to advise farmers on corn and soybean production.

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 09:58

Labor is a key challenge for fruit and vegetable growers looking to meet increased demand, but sharing machinery is a possible solution. A new manual from  Iowa State University Extension and...

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 07:50

The July 15 session of the 2014 Greenhorn Grazing series in Chariton offers timely information on electric fencing technology and pasture weed and brush management, according to Iowa State...

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