June 2011

June 30, 2011 10:49 AM

As Iowa sweet corn matures in the fields, extension specialists share tips on keeping the raccoons out of the patch and when to harvest.

June 30, 2011 09:32 AM

Harold and Kay Whipple, along with Iowa Learning Farms, will co-host "Conservation Conversations on the Prairie" at the Whipples' farm in rural Lacona on Tuesday, July 19.

June 29, 2011 10:55 AM

Producer groups can receive assistance from the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center in gathering information for use in applying for the USDA Rural Business and Cooperative Service value-added producer grants.

June 28, 2011 02:38 PM

Fifty Iowa 4-H’ers have earned state 4-H project awards, the highest achievement 4-H’ers can receive in project work. Information is available about the individual recipients by county.

June 28, 2011 12:58 PM

Five steps cattle producers should follow during extremely hot days to maintain herd health.

June 28, 2011 10:56 AM

A few spots remain for the July 12 Pork Quality Assurance Plus Advisors recertification session in Ames, which is specifically for those who became certified during the initial training period in 2007-08.

June 28, 2011 10:44 AM

With the registration deadline a week away, organizers of the Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open say a few team spots remain for the golf portion of the July 19 event. Anyone interested in attending the event needs to register by July 5.

June 28, 2011 10:17 AM

Livestock producers and service providers can receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans at the July 26 workshop.

June 27, 2011 12:07 PM

Learn how to manage the bugs, beetles, worms and caterpillars that are showing up on home garden vegetables.