Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 12:41

Fresh strawberries, a favorite of almost everyone, are relatively easy to grow and hardy throughout Iowa. Strawberry plants require full sun, well-drained soils and good management to produce...

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 09:07

The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy sets ambitious goals for keeping agricultural nutrients out of the state’s waterways. To reach the reduction targets, Iowa farmers and their advisers...

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 15:52

Nitrogen management, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture and efficient fuel use on the farm will highlight the spring field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research Farm...

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:50

Dan Jaynes will discuss his work with saturated buffers for nitrate removal during this month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar Wednesday, June 18, at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 08:32

Iowa Learning Farms will host a “Strip-till and Cover Crops for Nutrient Management” field day on Tuesday, June 17 at the Mark Thompson farm near Badger, Iowa from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The...

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 08:46

Iowa Beef Center and its grazing partners will host numerous grazing events in 2014, ranging from courses for beginning to experienced graziers to a specific series of workshops around Iowa led by...

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 07:33

Complete control of weeds in the home lawn or garden is not a practical goal for many homeowners. A more realistic approach is to minimize weed populations through various control measures. Iowa...

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 10:00

Creating a beautiful, functional landscape depends on putting the right plant in the right place. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss considerations when...

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 08:32

A field day to demonstrate roller crimper and strip tillage use in fruit and vegetable production will be Thursday, June 5 from 5–7:30 p.m. at the ISU Horticulture Research Station, 55519...

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 08:20

Cattle producers and agribusiness staff are invited to workshops June 10 featuring the newly updated version of the Feedlot Monitoring Program software. The workshops are at the Sioux County...

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