Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 14:34

How can cover crops, strip-tillage, tile drainage systems, small grains and woodchip bioreactors benefit the soil and enhance production in corn and soybean systems? Find out at Practical Farmers...

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 10:13

The premier educational event in Iowa for cow-calf producers is offering a comprehensive package of information to attendees next month.

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 08:35

Average Iowa farmland value is estimated to be $8,296 per acre, an increase of 23.7 percent from 2011, according to results of the Iowa Land Value Survey conducted in November. This is the third...

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 14:47

Three informational meetings regarding the recently released Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy will be held in Denison, Ames and Waterloo the week of Dec. 17.

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 09:23

Iowa Soybean Association watershed management specialist Keegan Kult will be featured in the Iowa Learning Farms’ webinar Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 11:30 a.m. The webinar is part of a free...

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 08:51

As flu season swings into full gear, producers and those who work with pigs are reminded that it’s not too late to get a seasonal flu vaccination. Iowa State University Extension swine...

Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 11:12

All facilities that manufacture, process, pack or hold food (human and animal) within the United States are required to register with the Food and Drug Administration in accordance with the Food...

Thursday, December 6, 2012 - 10:34

Amaryllis and narcissus are two popular flowering bulbs grown indoors during the winter months. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach share information to bring blooms...

Wednesday, December 5, 2012 - 14:50

Organizations and individuals who are developing local food systems in their community or region are invited to join others throughout Iowa who are doing the same thing at the winter meeting of...

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 10:28

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in...

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