Articles related to Agriculture

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 15:53

Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about disease preparedness and traceability, development and implementation of common industry audits, and swine health research at 2015 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 12:19

The Iowa Learning Farms February webinar will feature Joe Sellers, a beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The free webinar will be live on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:25

The professional development journey of Iowa’s women in agriculture comes with specific needs. ISU Extension and Outreach offices throughout the state offer a variety of Annie’s Project courses to meet those needs.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 13:16

ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a specialized Annie's Project course on value added agriculture farm business plan development. The course, specifically for women, will be held in Ames.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 12:35

Designed for beginning crop scouts, ISU Extension and Outreach's Field Crop Scout School features sessions on crop growth and development, weed, disease and insect identification, and scouting methods and techniques.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 11:02

Crop producers can continue discussions about the Iowa Nutrient Reduction strategy and local watershed improvement, learn more about best practices for reducing nutrient loss into Iowa’s waterways, and talk to farmers who are implementing practices at upcoming events.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 09:58

Iowa beef producers can virtually attend roundtable discussions to learn more about feeding dairy beef. The program is a joint effort of Iowa and Nebraska extension services.

Monday, February 2, 2015 - 09:39

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach livestock specialists are hosting meetings to share information about making genetic improvements to cow-calf herds.
 

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - 12:39

Vegetable crop producers will learn about cover crops, soil fertility and insects in vegetable cropping systems during  the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop Monday, Feb. 16 at Cedar Valley Produce Auction warehouse, Elma.