Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 14:42

Home gardeners welcome daffodils as a sign of spring. However, they often have questions about when to plant and how to manage foliage after spring blooming.

Wednesday, March 28, 2012 - 07:11

The 2012 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open will be held Tuesday, July 24 at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames. The 18-hole best ball tournament will begin with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. and...

Monday, March 26, 2012 - 13:41

Answers to farm safety and health questions, case studies and a calendar of farm safety related events are available on one website –...

Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 14:25

Iowans can make their voices heard about creating a more vibrant food system at the Iowa Local Food Summit April 3. The summit will include conversations and workshops about how to meet the goals...

Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 09:35

People who need to recertify as Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus® Advisors and those interested in becoming certified for the first time are invited to an upcoming joint session April 19 at...

Thursday, March 22, 2012 - 07:50

Getting more cover crops on Iowa farmland faces substantial challenges, despite the potential environmental and agronomic benefits, according to the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll. A new report...

Wednesday, March 21, 2012 - 13:30

Raspberries are adaptable to a wide range of soil types. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists share information about raspberry varieties, planting sites and times...

Monday, March 19, 2012 - 15:00

ISU Extension and Outreach swine program specialist Mark Storlie is offering a workshop on the latest version of Group Tracker, a Microsoft Excel-based software program that compiles production...

Friday, March 16, 2012 - 09:46

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will co-sponsor a cover crop field day at the Joe Kriegel farm near Malcom, Iowa, on Tuesday, March 27, beginning at 11 a.m. The event is free and...

Thursday, March 15, 2012 - 09:36

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa are hosting a series of cover crop management field days at the five Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms across the state...

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