Articles related to Agriculture

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 12:04

Upcoming Iowa State University Extension and Outreach meetings will provide guidance for Iowa farmland owners and operators reviewing options under the Agricultural Act of 2014, commonly known as the Farm Bill. Farmland owners and operators must make decisions on base acre and yield updates along with choosing an Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage commodity program.

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 11:36

With freezing temperatures occurring, it is essential to consider the impact weather has on manure management on the farm.

Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 11:36

Beef producers can become Beef Quality Assurance Certified at one of three meetings on Dec. 2. The meetings are co-hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 11:33

Sheep producers and agribusiness staff are invited to a meeting in Sheldon, Ia. on Tuesday, Dec. 9 about how to improve lamb carcass quality, resulting in better returns for the producer.

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 15:06

A workshop featuring the newly updated version of the Feedlot Monitoring Program software will be Thursday, Dec. 4, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach office in Sac County.

Monday, November 10, 2014 - 08:52

In both subtle and obvious ways, the changing roles of farm and ranch women are influencing American agriculture and global food security. To tell the story of farm and ranch women’s changing roles, the new Women in Ag Learning Network is hosting a series of three webinars beginning on Nov. 18.

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 09:44

The presenter for this month’s Iowa Learning Farms Nov. 19 webinar is Iowa State's Mary Harris. She will present information on pollinators that have found habitat in perennial prairie plants within row crop fields.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 16:38

The 15th annual Drainage Research Forum will be Nov. 18 at the Iowa State University Alumni Center on campus.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 14:37

As cold weather approaches, cattle producers start planning for winter and spring grazing, ration needs and heifer development in their beef cow herds. Iowa State University is offering a workshop addressing these needs on Nov. 18 at the McNay Research Farm southwest of Chariton.