Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 07:42

An Iowa State University Extension and Outreach entomologist, in collaboration with an Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship entomologist, has written a new publication to help...

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 07:56

The annual spring field day for the Iowa State University Southeast Iowa Research Farm will be held  June 26 near Crawfordsville, beginning at 1 p.m.

Friday, June 13, 2014 - 07:55

An adult Emerald Ash Borer submitted by an Iowa City resident to the Iowa EAB Team has been positively identified as the destructive beetle by a federal identifier.  A follow-up examination...

Thursday, June 12, 2014 - 08:28

Homeowners may be noticing growths, spots or sooty areas on maple leaves during summer. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach identify the leaf abnormalities and tell...

Tuesday, June 10, 2014 - 09:19

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Roverud Family Partnership Farm, Elkader, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 19. The field day will focus on using prairie strips integrated with...

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 12:41

Fresh strawberries, a favorite of almost everyone, are relatively easy to grow and hardy throughout Iowa. Strawberry plants require full sun, well-drained soils and good management to produce...

Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 09:07

The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy sets ambitious goals for keeping agricultural nutrients out of the state’s waterways. To reach the reduction targets, Iowa farmers and their advisers...

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 15:52

Nitrogen management, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture and efficient fuel use on the farm will highlight the spring field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research Farm...

Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:50

Dan Jaynes will discuss his work with saturated buffers for nitrate removal during this month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar Wednesday, June 18, at 11:30 a.m.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 08:32

Iowa Learning Farms will host a “Strip-till and Cover Crops for Nutrient Management” field day on Tuesday, June 17 at the Mark Thompson farm near Badger, Iowa from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The...

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