Agriculture and Natural Resources News

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 07:55

The Van Buren County Pasture Walk will be Wednesday, Sept. 16 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds in Keosauqua. The event will focuson baleage.

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 07:34

The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll: 2014 Summary Report indicates that fewer than half of the farmers surveyed have identified successors for their farm operations.

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - 10:25

Late summer and early fall is a great time to manage the flowers growing around the house and in the garden. The trick is to know the best times and ways to manage particular types of flowers,...

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 13:18

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa are hosting a field day Sept. 10 at the Arliss Nielsen farm, rural Woolstock. The field day will focus on drainage water management and cover...

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:49

As harvest approaches, propane is a key ingredient for anyone using a high-temperature system to dry corn. A case study conducted by Mark Hanna, agricultural and biosystems engineering specialist...

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 10:51

Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms will hold their annual Demonstration Home Garden tours and local food tastings Sept. 10-21, at various locations throughout Iowa.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 09:51

People with an interest in learning more about alternative energy systems for home, farm or business have an opportunity to hear firsthand about successful solar energy projects in Iowa.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 09:46

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Walnut Creek Watershed Project, will host a field day Thursday, Sept. 3, from 5:30-7:30 p.m., at the pond on Jim Bourn’s farm, north of Red Oak.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 09:44

Grapes are a delicious and nutritious part of any garden, but there are variables involved when properly harvesting and storing them. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and...

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 07:34

Ready access to produce and other locally grown and processed foods is a sign of a strong local foods system. That’s the goal for six Iowa communities participating in an Iowa State...

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