Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Monday, October 8, 2012 - 12:51

People who need to be recertified as Pork Quality Assurance Plus® Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus program are reminded of an upcoming session in Ames. The Iowa Pork...

Thursday, October 4, 2012 - 13:44

In early autumn, in response to the shortening days and declining intensity of sunlight, tree leaves become vivid reds, oranges, golds and browns — signaling their oncoming fall to the...

Monday, October 1, 2012 - 09:40

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting a workshop for commercial fruit and vegetable farmers who are growing produce in high tunnels. ISU Extension – Davis County is...

Thursday, September 27, 2012 - 12:19

Tulips, a favorite in the garden, are known as harbingers of spring. Their beautiful flowers and vibrant colors are a refreshing change after a cold and dreary winter – but they also can be...

Wednesday, September 26, 2012 - 07:22

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Women, Food and Agriculture Network, will host a field day at Chris Henning’s farm near Jefferson, Iowa, on Monday, Oct. 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the...

Monday, September 24, 2012 - 11:46

With its 2013 Healthy & Homemade calendar, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is working alongside Governor Branstad’s new Healthiest State Initiative to help Iowans live...

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 10:50

Women involved in farm operations can learn more about risk management on the farm and value-added agriculture opportunities at one of two upcoming workshops in Boone and Fairfield sponsored by...

Friday, September 21, 2012 - 10:10

High tunnel production of fruits and vegetables is the topic of upcoming workshops sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The workshop will be held at the ISU Extension...

Thursday, September 20, 2012 - 09:57

Impatiens, the top-selling bedding plants in the U.S., have had few insect and disease problems. Unfortunately, the disease situation appears to be about to change as impatiens downy mildew has...

Wednesday, September 19, 2012 - 08:55

The Twelfth Annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held on the University of Iowa campus on Nov. 18 and 19. Farmers, extension staff, industry representatives and students are invited to learn...

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