Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, February 23, 2012 - 08:32

Learn what families can do to make their community’s schools more sustainable during the Virtual Eco Family Conference on March 1. The March session is the third in the online conference...

Wednesday, February 22, 2012 - 11:09

Petunias are easy to grow, bloom reliably all summer and are available in a wide range of colors, flower forms and growth habits. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture...

Monday, February 20, 2012 - 13:13

A new CD, the Iowa Core Companion, now is available to assist those preparing for the commercial pesticide applicator core exam. It provides review and practice quizzes for a better understanding...

Friday, February 17, 2012 - 14:54

Providers of a popular series of workshops on assisting cattle producers with heifer development have added a southwest Iowa location.

Thursday, February 16, 2012 - 12:37

To obtain maximum yields through increased berry size, raspberries must be pruned properly. Pruning procedures are based on the growth and fruiting characteristics of the plants, say ISU Extension...

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 11:24

Livestock producers and service providers can learn how to use RUSLE2 in nutrient management, manure management and comprehensive nutrient management plans at a workshop April 5 at the Iowa State...

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 11:06

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct a series of meetings in March to address problems associated with herbicide resistant weeds. The meetings will provide information about...

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 11:01

A Biomass Crop Production workshop Thursday, March 8, at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa, will explore why interest is increasing in biomass crops for energy in Iowa.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 08:43

Many terms are used to refer to people who farm. But how do the people who farm describe themselves? The 2011 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll sought an answer to that question.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 07:56

The multi-state Equine Business Conference Feb. 25 will foster rural equine business development in the North Central Region. The Iowa conference location is Room 13 Curtiss Hall, Iowa State...

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