June 2012

June 13, 2012 07:40 AM

A three-day trip to locations in Iowa, Illinois and Missouri offers Iowa beef producers the opportunity to tour innovative beef operations, and visit with successful producers and cutting edge researchers.

June 12, 2012 12:35 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering an opportunity to learn about the people and culture of Guatemala. A nine-day travel seminar to Guatemala in January provides comprehensive learning about Guatemalan life, culture, history and sustainability.
 

June 11, 2012 02:33 PM

The film “Out to the Lakes” recently received awards of achievement in the documentary and educational production categories and an award of excellence in music from the Iowa Motion Picture Association. The Iowa Learning Farms film encourages viewers to think about water quality and their personal relationship with their local lake or water body.

June 11, 2012 10:55 AM

The Dubuque County Senior Dairy Quiz Bowl Team placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl June 6. The team will represent Iowa 4-H at the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky., in November.

June 8, 2012 11:28 AM

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Dana Norby farm near Osage, Iowa, on Thursday, June 21, beginning at 11 a.m. The field day will focus on no-till and strip-till conservation farming for optimum results.

June 7, 2012 03:22 PM

The daylong educational opportunity designed specifically for pork producers is set for June 28 on the Iowa State campus, and features practical information on a variety of topics that can be applied on the farm.

June 7, 2012 01:46 PM

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Barry Kusel farm near Manning, Iowa, on Wednesday, June 20, beginning at 6 p.m. The field day will focus on no-till conservation farming and cover crop management for optimum results.

June 7, 2012 09:56 AM

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Mark Mueller farm near Waverly, Iowa, on Thursday, June 14, beginning at 11 a.m. The field day will focus on no-till conservation farming and crop residue management for optimum results.

June 7, 2012 09:38 AM

Mulches are commonly used to enhance the beauty of landscapes, suppress weeds, conserve soil moisture and buffer plants from the damaging effects of traffic and lawn equipment. ISU horticulture specialists answer specific questions about using mulch.