February 2014

February 12, 2014 03:55 PM

The 2014 Iowa State University Animal Industry Report is now available online. This report features a variety of animal industry-related research done at Iowa State that was supported by the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station.

February 12, 2014 03:47 PM

Iowa cow-calf producers soon may be receiving a survey in the mail from Iowa Beef Center as part of its ongoing commitment to providing accurate and timely information to the state’s beef industry.

February 12, 2014 01:10 PM

Eleven Iowa 4-H’ers are partnering with 4-H professionals and representatives from agricultural industry and land-grant universities to teach others about agricultural science and innovation. Lyon and O’Brien County 4-H youth joined teams of youth and adults from 13 states at the National Youth Agri-Science Summit.

February 10, 2014 11:13 AM

Iowa farmers are well aware that populations of Bt-resistant corn rootworm have been found in the state, and more than half are concerned that the pest will become a major problem here, according to the 2013 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

February 10, 2014 10:31 AM

Three new beef-health publications are now available through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach online store. Grant Dewell, extension beef veterinarian, authored the publications and said each addresses a specific concern.

February 10, 2014 10:07 AM

Northeastern Iowa cattle producers can learn more about an upcoming revision of the Feedlot and Cost Monitoring software at three meetings offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

February 10, 2014 09:36 AM

ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a certification workshop for anyone wishing to sell morel mushrooms in Iowa. The certification earned by attending the workshop is a three-year certification. Everyone selling morel mushrooms in Iowa must be certified.

February 10, 2014 08:55 AM

When parents worry about gray hair and wrinkles or complain about getting older, should they also wonder whether their children are listening? During February, family life specialists discuss children’s attitudes about aging in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

February 6, 2014 11:23 AM

Mark Tomer is the presenter for the Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar Wednesday, Feb. 19 at 11:30 a.m. He will talk about a watershed scale planning framework that is based on computerized mapping tools and helps improve water quality.