Articles related to Agriculture

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 16:20

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Rapid Creek Watershed Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 6 -8:30 p.m. at the Morse Community Club in Iowa City.  The event is free and open to the public and includes a complementary meal.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 16:09

The status of weed control across the state and the most effective herbicides for tackling weeds are outlined in a recently released Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

Friday, November 20, 2015 - 12:55

The Sheep Production Skill Development Workshop scheduled to be held on Saturday, Nov. 21, has been cancelled due to an expected snow storm.

Thursday, November 19, 2015 - 12:41

The final session in a three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Dec. 14. The event will focus on winter feeding and grazing.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 12:46

An interdisciplinary team of weed scientists will conduct a survey of 10,000 farmers to gain a better understanding of the causes and consequences of herbicide resistant weeds, and the strategies farmers are using to cope with them.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 13:58

Farmers will have the chance to participate in farmer-to-mentor round tables with organic producers and those experienced with organic certification.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015 - 09:20

People from 21 states have completed the Iowa Master Equine Manager Program during its decade of existence. The online equine educational course — one of the few in the nation— provides professional certification and a comprehensive knowledge of horses to those involved in their care.

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 15:46

A new publication, Farm Energy: Case Studies – Techniques to improve tractor energy efficiency and fuel savings, is now available for download in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store.

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 08:17

Brian Gelder will discuss updates to the Iowa Daily Erosion Project to Version 2 as it expands to cover Minnesota and Kansas.