May 2011

May 31, 2011 10:13 AM

Iowa State University Extension will offer four workshops in northeastern and eastern Iowa featuring environmental issues for feedlots and dairies that are medium-sized concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

May 31, 2011 08:41 AM

PorkBridge,a distance education series operating through the collaboration of 11 land-grant universities, begins the 2011-2012 season June 30. PorkBridge provides relevant and accurate information for those who own, manage or work in swine grow-finish facilities.

May 26, 2011 02:28 PM

The overall appearance of a lawn is directly related to the maintenance, including the mowing, watering, fertilizing and grub control.

May 25, 2011 08:26 AM

The 2011 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open will be held July 19 at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames. The 18-hole best ball tournament begins with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. and includes lunch at the golf course.

May 24, 2011 01:36 PM

Five of the horses that attended the National Cutting Horse Association Western National Championship in Ogden, Utah, on April 29 to May 8, are located at stables in Iowa. The good news is that there are no reports of clinical disease in any of these horses in Iowa.

May 24, 2011 01:26 PM

Two popular publications from The Science of Parenting are now available in Spanish. “Video Games and Other Media: Pros and Cons” and “Obesity and Overuse of Electronic Media” are available online at the ISU Extension Online Store in both English and Spanish versions.

May 24, 2011 10:21 AM

Managing mono-slope barns to improve air quality and cattle performance will be featured at an open house on June 22. The open house will be at the Ron and Clayton Christensen barn near Royal, Iowa, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

May 24, 2011 09:09 AM

Iowans wondering about getting into aquaculture as a business, those with concerns about their ponds and others who want to know more about Iowa's waterways or fish can now contact Allen Pattillo, the ISU Extension aquaculture and fisheries specialist.

May 23, 2011 10:02 AM

Iowa State University Extension offers a publication, “Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases,” that focuses on the three ticks species that commonly attack humans: American dog ticks, lone star ticks and blacklegged (deer) ticks, which can transmit Lyme disease.