Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 14:32

Chad Ingels, a watershed specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, helps farmers organize and secure funding for watershed groups. He also provides technical expertise and...

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 14:05

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has developed a new plastic version as a replacement for metal swine identification tags. The tags are available from Iowa practicing...

Monday, April 23, 2012 - 12:27

The 19th annual “Update for Veterinarians” will focus on topics of specific interest to beef practitioners. Register now for the  May 30 workshop at the ISU McNay Research Farm...

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 10:51

There are many reasons to plant a tree besides to celebrate Arbor Day on April 27 — trees conserve energy, bring beauty to the yard, attract birds and help clean the air, to name just a few...

Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 07:39

The warm, early spring weather soon will encourage vegetative growth in the nutrient-rich waters of Iowa ponds. Pond owners need to know that wherever there is sunlight, water and nutrients, there...

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 10:03

Educational materials developed by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with industry and agency partners are assisting small beef and dairy feedlot producers in their effort to decrease...

Monday, April 16, 2012 - 14:00

High tunnels are inexpensive, simple, passive-solar greenhouses that allow growers to extend the season and produce high yields of quality produce earlier and later than field-grown crops. However...

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 10:20

Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms and ISU Extension have hired two agricultural specialists to expand the ISU Farmer Assisted Research and Management, or ISU FARM, project.

Friday, April 13, 2012 - 08:57

Early spring weather sped up plant, tree and shrub growth, making them vulnerable to several nights of cold temperatures this week. Fruit plants and trees were especially hard hit by freezing...

Wednesday, April 11, 2012 - 10:48

The Iowa Learning Farms’ (ILF) April 18 webinar will feature Leigh Adcock, executive director of Women, Food and Agriculture Network (WFAN).

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