July 2014

July 14, 2014 02:00 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) are conducting a live update webinar July 21 on the farm program called Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC).

July 14, 2014 01:14 PM

Water Rocks! hosted its first teacher Summit in June, with Iowa K-12 teachers and high school students from nine school districts congregating in Ames. The group received information about some of the greatest environmental challenges faced today as well as innovative ways to teach about them.

July 14, 2014 10:22 AM

Forty Iowa youth officially began their new terms as State 4-H Council members on June 26 at the closing ceremonies of the annual Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

July 14, 2014 08:09 AM

As the price of food rises and interest in sustainable agriculture grows, consumers are finding increasing value and convenience in preserving foods. Iowa State University is working to make sure that those participating in the recent trend are staying safe. 

July 11, 2014 09:40 AM

A larva was collected by the Iowa EAB Team from a tree in Mt. Pleasant and has been positively identified as the Emerald Ash Borer by a federal identifier. Iowa now has 10 infested counties.

July 11, 2014 09:00 AM

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon focusing on pasture improvement on Thursday, July 31.

July 11, 2014 08:54 AM

In summer, problems can crop up and limit a yard's potential. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to make sure both yard and garden look as beautiful as possible this summer.

July 10, 2014 04:07 PM

This month’s presenter is Jesse Randall with Iowa State University Forestry Extension. He will talk about planning for buffer strips as well as windbreaks to aid in soil erosion reduction, water retention and quality.

July 10, 2014 03:55 PM

Jennifer Bentley, dairy specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recently produced a new publication about automatic dairy feeding systems.