February 2011

February 18, 2011 04:36 PM

Iowa State University Extension beef veterinarian Grant Dewell, shares five tips on helping calving season be as successful as possible for producers.

February 17, 2011 03:14 PM

On March 1 in Mahaska County, the Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC) and Iowa State University Extension will provide training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus® (PQAPlus®) program.

February 17, 2011 01:06 PM

Late dormant season (February to March) is commonly regarded as the best time to prune trees. Learn about pruning tools and procedure in this week's column.

February 16, 2011 12:51 PM

The Iowa 4-H Center offers nine unique weeks of day camp for boys and girls ages 6 to 10 years old. Beginning June 6, each week offers a different theme including days filled with swimming, crafts and group games.

February 15, 2011 02:40 PM

The 2011 Iowa State University (ISU) Animal Industry Report is now available online. The report features a variety of animal industry-related research done at ISU.

February 15, 2011 12:15 PM

More than 400 samples have been submitted for a forage testing project initiated by the Iowa Beef Center, ISU's Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, the Iowa Forage and Grassland Council and the Southern Iowa Forage and Livestock Committee.

February 15, 2011 09:21 AM

Iowa State University Extension is offering the Crop Scout School for those planning to work as crop scouts during the 2011 crop season.

February 14, 2011 02:43 PM

A new publication from Iowa State University Extension explains how routine maintenance of farm tractors and small adjustments in day-to-day operations improve fuel efficiency and total energy costs.
 

February 14, 2011 02:31 PM

Iowa State University Extension will offer a workshop at Letts, Iowa, on owning, leasing and renting farm equipment, and strategies for sharing machinery and labor in farming operations.