Articles related to Agriculture

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 15:43

Tractor fuel expenses can add up quickly during fall and spring field work. Results of a tractor fuel case study measuring fuel consumption for field work including disking, plowing and planting now are available.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:11

Vegetable growers and those working with them can enjoy a cover crop workshop planned for Sept. 22 at the Woodbury County Extension Office in Sioux City.

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 15:16

Farmers can learn about crops, grazing research and current beef research from Iowa State University at the annual fall field day of the McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm.

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 11:31

Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey and farmer Nate Anderson were guest experts in the Farm Progress Show tent organized by Iowa State University. They shared their management strategy experiences and listened as farmers talked about management practices for their own farms.

Thursday, September 4, 2014 - 08:51

A three-location tour in southeast Iowa will provide a look at expansion options for innovative beef cattle facilities.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:37

The "What" Berry Farm in conjunction with the Midwest Aronia Association and Aronia Berry Services of Northeast Iowa is hosting a Harvest Day at the farm located in Fairbank, Iowa, on Sept. 6.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 13:49

Growers producing crops in high tunnels can attend a series of meetings across the state this fall hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 16:54

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides several resources to help farmland owners and operators make a one-time election of a commodity program from 2014-18 connected with the Agricultural Act of 2014.

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 16:02

Iowa Learning Farms is hosting four cover crop field days this September. Each event will have a different aspect of this conservation farming practice.