Articles related to Agriculture

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 09:44

Filter strips and soil health are topics of the April 13 workshop hosted by Iowa Learning Farms and the Rapid Creek Watershed Project. The evening workshop will be held in Morse.

Friday, March 24, 2017 - 08:34

John Lawrence, associate dean for Extension Programs and Outreach and director of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension at Iowa State University, spent Thursday on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. talking about the future of family farms.

Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 09:52

Celebrating the efforts of American agriculture and reminding Iowans that agriculture touches each of us is the focus behind the 2017 National Ag Day.

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 14:33

Wallaces Farmer and Iowa Master Farmers presented their Iowa Master Farmer Exceptional Service Award to two Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field specialists - Clarke McGrath and Steve Johnson.

Monday, March 20, 2017 - 13:49

A project assessing the impact of mycotoxins – toxic chemicals produced by fungi found in food crops  is slated to begin mid-March. Little research has been undertaken on this issue in Rwanda, and the hope is to gain knowledge needed to help quantify the amount of mycotoxins found in the food chain.

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 15:19

On-Farm workshop will cover unique management techniques of calving in hoop barns. ISU Extension and Outreach and local farmer will share experiences and research related to hoop barn calving.

Friday, March 17, 2017 - 10:29

Producers interested in learning more about cover crops and how to successfully incorporate their use in both stocker cattle and cow-calf operations are invited to two field day events in northwest Iowa on Tuesday, April 11.

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 14:26

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists Paul Kassel and Angie Rieck-Hinz will host a Palmer amaranth identification and management workshop on Friday, March 24.

Monday, March 13, 2017 - 14:12

Agronomy in the Field for Women will be held this spring for women landowners, farmers and ag retailers to learn about Iowa crop production. The ISU Extension and Outreach program is in its third year.