May 2014

May 15, 2014 09:39 AM

Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a “Cover Crops for Forage and Grazing” field day at the farm of Randy Seinknecht in Gladbrook, Iowa, on June 5. The event is free of charge and open to the public.

May 15, 2014 08:51 AM

Perennials can be grown in nearly any garden location – sunny, shady, wet, dry, border or background. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists recommend perennials to meet specifications of many gardeners.

May 12, 2014 04:07 PM

Christopher Anderson, assistant director of the Climate Science Program at Iowa State University, is the Iowa Learning Farms May webinar presenter. The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, through Adobe Connect.

May 12, 2014 01:54 PM

With a game of "Cyclone Survivor," a team of Iowa County 4-H'ers has been named as a top three finalist in the FIRST LEGO League Global Innovation Award competition.

May 8, 2014 03:29 PM

The expenses for tractor fuel can add up quickly during spring field work. According to a study conducted at the Iowa State University Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua a twenty percent or more fuel savings can be achieved by the ‘shift up, throttle back’ technique.

May 8, 2014 03:01 PM

Home gardeners welcome daffodils as a sign of spring. However, they often have questions about when to plant and how to manage foliage after spring blooming. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists share information about daffodil care.

May 5, 2014 04:32 PM

A collaborative effort among soybean researchers in the United States and Canada found that glyphosate does not increase SDS severity or adversely affect yields in soybean fields.

May 5, 2014 11:05 AM

Iowa State University will host the Fourth International Beef Cattle Welfare Symposium July 16-18, 2014. The symposium will bring together beef producers, processors, retailers and others to discuss, debate and learn more about specific welfare issues encompassing all angles of the beef supply chain.

May 2, 2014 09:43 AM

Educational materials on heifer development are frequently requested from the Iowa Beef Center. Educational resources are being gathered and developed and are now available on an IBC heifer development webpage.