Articles related to Agriculture

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 15:45

To help meet industry need, Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University has added one more Pork Quality Assurance Plus 3.0 advisor certification session on Aug. 26.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:00

The longstanding annual Weed Identification Contest will take place once again this year at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. in front of the John Deere Agriculture Building.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:31

The 2016 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop is Sept. 7-8 in Des Moines. Register by Aug. 8 to get the early registration discount. The workshop is designed for cow-calf producers, bovine veterinarians, industry representatives, students and extension personnel.

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 14:00

 The ISU Extension and Outreach dairy team has developed a series of budgets to help dairy producers understand their current financial situation and determine the profitability of their operation.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 08:55

Iowa Learning Farm, in partnership with Clean Water Alliance and Dickinson County Soil and Water Conservation District, will hold a soil health and cover crop field day near Lake Park on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at the Jared and Mary Herbert farm.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 08:24

With over half of Iowa’s farmland under some form of lease agreement, leasing is a key issue for the state’s tenants and landowners. Because of this prominence, ISU Extension and Outreach has made leasing a key component to its educational efforts.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 08:10

Pasture walks at the Iowa State University beef teaching farm and sheep teaching farm scheduled for July offer a great opportunity to learn about the farms' animals, facilities and research.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 08:39

Iowa Learning Farms and farmer partner Mark Thompson will host a strip-tillage and cover crop field day Thursday, July 28. The 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. field day is near Badger.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 08:36

The Aug. 2 field day at the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm near Chariton will focus on grazing opportunities and issues, including sericea infestation, fescue pasture renovation and on-farm cereal rye research.