Articles related to Agriculture

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 13:20

Sub-surface drainage is an important part of agriculture in Iowa and a day-long workshop on March 11 will focus on topics of interest that have emerged around farmland drainage.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 - 14:51

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Iowa Beef Center and the University of Nebraska are offering a Feedlot Roundtable session at Cresco, Ida Grove and Manchester on Feb. 9. Topics include silage research update, ruminant starch digestion and changing distillers grains in feedlot cattle diets.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 14:29

An invasive fruit fly known as spotted winged drosophila has made its way to Iowa, forcing growers to change the way they protect their crops. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach commercial horticulture field specialist Joe Hannan recently authored a publication designed to help keep fruit safe from this new garden pest.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 09:08

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Field Crop Scout School on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 07:15

“Map of My Kingdom,” a play about land transition, will be presented by Iowa Public Radio and performed as part of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Beginning Farmer Center “Returning to the Farm” seminar on Jan. 29 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center.

Friday, January 15, 2016 - 09:21

A farm just outside Gilmore City is home to Iowa State University’s Agriculture Drainage Research and Demonstration Site, a facility that has been working to further Iowa State University’s water conservation efforts since 1990.

Monday, January 11, 2016 - 08:33

Training farmers to manage and build their business is the goal of a new eight-week program offered to aspiring, new and established farmers.

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 13:51

The 31st annual Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association conference will be held Jan. 28-29 in Ankeny, Iowa.

Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 09:47

To support women farmers and land owners and their important role in Iowa agriculture, ISU Extension and Outreach provides research-based educational programs through the Women in Agriculture program.