Articles related to Agriculture

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 08:37

Livestock producers and service providers will receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans.

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:34

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will host several cover crop workshops across Iowa in November.

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 09:00

Various aspects of farmland drainage will be the focus of a day-long workshop Dec. 11 at the Community Center in Stanhope.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 07:33

Iowa State University’s Integrated Crop Management conference will be held Dec. 3-4, 2014, at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus. The conference program provides an in-depth look at cutting edge topics, explains the latest research findings and provides practical, take-home information to use in Iowa crop production.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 11:12

Updates to the latest crop production products and recommendations are the focus of upcoming meetings sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The meetings will be held Nov. 25 in Iowa City and Dec. 10 in Ames.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 07:48

The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference will be Nov. 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event is open to anyone interested in forage and grassland issues.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 08:37

A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach illustrates the results of the collaborative efforts of three ISU farms to measure the propane and electricity used for grain drying during the 2013 harvest season.

Monday, October 13, 2014 - 13:06

Safety and stress during harvest season cannot be ignored, says Margaret Van Ginkel, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences program specialist and Iowa Concern Hotline coordinator. Contact Iowa Concern Hotline to talk or chat online with stress counselors, seek out legal education and other appropriate resources.

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 10:55

Iowa farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at informational meetings conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members. Meetings will be held across the state to explain options available under the new Farm Bill.