Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 15:32

A collaborative effort among soybean researchers in the United States and Canada found that glyphosate does not increase SDS severity or adversely affect yields in soybean fields.

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:05

Iowa State University will host the Fourth International Beef Cattle Welfare Symposium July 16-18, 2014. The symposium will bring together beef producers, processors, retailers and others to...

Friday, May 2, 2014 - 08:43

Educational materials on heifer development are frequently requested from the Iowa Beef Center. Educational resources are being gathered and developed and are now available on an IBC heifer...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:49

Proper mowing practices play a vital role in helping to maintain a healthy, sustainable home lawn. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about lawns...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:41

The annual “Update for Veterinarians” program by Iowa State University’s Iowa Beef Center features a full day of education and demonstrations focused on beef cattle.The event is...

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 12:35

Beef management update sessions will be May 20 and May 21 in southern Iowa. Beef producers will learn about fescue management and comparing fall versus spring calving from Dr. Ken Coffey,...

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 12:24

Cereal rye cover crops added to a corn-soybean rotation seem to have little effect on yield, according to a five-year study conducted by Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa. Ten Iowa...

Monday, April 28, 2014 - 10:09

The Integrated Pest Management program at Iowa State University is hosting its fourth crop scouting competition on Aug. 5 for teams of Iowa high school students.

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 12:19

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased moderately in 2014 according to results from a survey carried out by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This is the first decrease shown by the...

Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 08:35

There are many reasons to plant a tree in Iowa besides to celebrate Arbor Day on April 25, 2014. Trees conserve energy, bring beauty to the yard, attract birds and help clean the air, to name just...

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