Articles related to Agriculture

Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 14:09

Registrations for two distance education programs for specific segments of the pork industry are now open through Iowa State University.

Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 09:06

Iowa State University Department of Animal Science and ISU Extension and Outreach are conducting a meat judging coaches clinic Feb. 14 at the Iowa State Meat lab in Kildee Hall on the Iowa State campus. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 16:09

The 2016 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Jan. 30 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 10:12

The Driftless Region Beef Conference Feb. 4-5, 2016 is an educational event offering benefits to beef producers in four states.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 16:37

Federally inspected meat cuts are available on the Iowa State campus through the ISU meat laboratory in Kildee Hall. Meat can be ordered online.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 15:53

The Sheep Production Skill Development Workshop will be held on Jan. 16 in the Deb and Jeff Hanson Agriculture Learning Center in Ames.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 15:48

The Iowa Beef Center has revised the Feed Bunk Management fact sheet to help producers improve efficiency and make the most of already tight margins.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 14:11

When Iowa farmers believe the benefits of planting cover crops outweigh the risks, they’re more likely to adopt this practice, new Iowa State University research shows.

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 10:43

Farmers need to exercise caution when it comes to herbicide selection if they intend to graze or harvest a cover crop.