January 2013

January 15, 2013 01:56 PM

The 4-State Beef Conference will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29, at six locations, including two in Iowa — the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis or Southwest Iowa Community College in Creston.

January 14, 2013 12:31 PM

Ag Decision Maker, one of the most visited Iowa State University Extension and Outreach websites, has a new look. The decision-oriented agricultural business website now showcases new and emerging issues within farm management.

January 14, 2013 12:09 PM

Equine business professionals can connect with land-grant universities, equine business experts, networking opportunities and other invaluable resources by participating in the new, online Equine Business Short Course series. The series is offered at no charge.

January 14, 2013 11:55 AM

The Master Equine Manager Program is offering a functional anatomy workshop for equine owners and professionals that is centered around a guided dissection of a horse.

January 14, 2013 09:54 AM

Nine Iowa locations are offering the Annie's Project course this winter. The educational program is dedicated to strengthening women's roles in the modern farm enterprise.

January 10, 2013 04:39 PM

Feed efficiency is a major component in the profitability of any beef operation. That's why it’s the focus of the first day of the Driftless Region Beef Conference on Jan. 31.

January 10, 2013 04:37 PM

Iowa State horticulturists who support Hortline (phone calls and emails) have assembled frequently asked questions on a Yard and Garden FAQs website at http://expert.hort.iastate.edu/.

January 10, 2013 04:25 PM

Prevention is the first line of defense against houseplant insect problems, according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. They share nonchemical methods and appropriate pesticides for controlling houseplant insect problems.

January 9, 2013 04:36 PM

January marks the start of a new Live Healthy Iowa 10 Week Challenge. The team-based weight loss and physical activity program is adding two new features to increase individual awareness of nutrition and physical activity behaviors and to provide research-based education on general nutrition topics.