Articles related to Agriculture

Thursday, August 13, 2015 - 08:11

Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms late-summer field days will cover crop issues heading into harvest. Anyone is welcome to attend Iowa State field days, which take place rain or shine. The first field day is Aug. 19 at the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua.

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 - 14:00

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a Late Season Crop Management Clinic Aug. 26-27, at the Field Extension Education Laboratory near Boone, Iowa. The course is designed for agribusiness professionals and crop producers.

Friday, August 7, 2015 - 08:42

The field day will look at the impacts and findings from the past 25 years of research at the Drainage Research and Demonstration Project site, current research results, and their relationship to the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 16:05

This month’s guest speaker is Tom Kaspar who will present “Reaching the Full Potential of Cover Crops in Iowa.”

Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 15:50

The Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm has a new manager and a new staff member.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 16:25

Three new resources have been developed by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to help Iowa corn and soybean producers calculate Agricultural Risk Coverage and Price Loss Coverage payments for the 2014 and 2015 crop years.

Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 15:18

Two and a half years ago, Erika Lundy began working at the Iowa Beef Center as an Iowa State graduate student focusing on feedlot nutrition. Eight weeks ago she started working for IBC as the center’s new extension program specialist. She is excited to put her education and experience to work for Iowa beef producers.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 14:23

Many crop producers are using best management practices to reduce and control nutrient loss and soil erosion from crop land. These same conservation methods can be applied to large-scale gardens and commercial vegetable production. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is releasing two new publications about combining cover crops and strip-tillage systems and their use in vegetable production.

Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 08:42

The second session in a new three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Aug. 6. The event will feature a pasture walk and discussion format on a local farm.