Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 08:13

The Iowa Beef Center has posted four new videos on a new webpage devoted to genetic selection topics, including expected progeny differences.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014 - 08:10

A new bio-dome display at Iowa State University’s Reiman Gardens looks into the future of farming in space, as well as here on Earth. The bio-dome is the main attraction in the Hughes...

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 14:00

The Iowa State University Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic can help Iowans identify the mushrooms growing in their backyards and elsewhere, but cannot say whether they’re safe to eat....

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 08:39

Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a “Cover Crops for Forage and Grazing” field day at the farm of Randy Seinknecht in Gladbrook, Iowa, on June 5. The event is free of charge...

Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 07:51

Perennials can be grown in nearly any garden location – sunny, shady, wet, dry, border or background. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists recommend...

Monday, May 12, 2014 - 15:07

Christopher Anderson, assistant director of the Climate Science Program at Iowa State University, is the Iowa Learning Farms May webinar presenter. The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by...

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 14:29

The expenses for tractor fuel can add up quickly during spring field work. According to a study conducted at the Iowa State University Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua a...

Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 14:01

Home gardeners welcome daffodils as a sign of spring. However, they often have questions about when to plant and how to manage foliage after spring blooming. Iowa State University Extension and...

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 15:32

A collaborative effort among soybean researchers in the United States and Canada found that glyphosate does not increase SDS severity or adversely affect yields in soybean fields.

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 10:05

Iowa State University will host the Fourth International Beef Cattle Welfare Symposium July 16-18, 2014. The symposium will bring together beef producers, processors, retailers and others to...

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