Articles related to Agriculture

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 15:00

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) are conducting a live update webinar July 21 on the farm program called Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC).

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 10:00

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon focusing on pasture improvement on Thursday, July 31.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 16:55

Jennifer Bentley, dairy specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recently produced a new publication about automatic dairy feeding systems.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 09:40

Angela Rieck-Hinz is the new extension field agronomist for north central Iowa. She brings expertise in crop production and protection to this position, which serves a nine-county area.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014 - 15:41

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has created a new team and direction to advise farmers on corn and soybean production.

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:58

Labor is a key challenge for fruit and vegetable growers looking to meet increased demand, but sharing machinery is a possible solution. A new manual from  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture can help.

Thursday, July 3, 2014 - 08:50

The July 15 session of the 2014 Greenhorn Grazing series in Chariton offers timely information on electric fencing technology and pasture weed and brush management, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef program specialist Joe Sellers.

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 11:53

ISU Extension and Outreach offers cattle producers information and resources to deal with flooding as it relates to the health and safety of livestock and the health and safety of homes and families.

Friday, June 27, 2014 - 10:57

Iowa Learning Farms and the STRIPs research group will host a prairie strips installation field day at the farm of Gary Guthrie near Nevada from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 10.