Articles related to Agriculture

Monday, January 28, 2013 - 14:27

Although Iowa cattle typically can tolerate winter conditions surprisingly well, colder temperatures can mean higher nutrition needs for cow herds, says Iowa State University Extension beef specialist.

Friday, January 25, 2013 - 14:33

A roundtable session for beef feedlot operators will be conducted jointly by ISU Extension and Outreach and University of Nebraska Extension on Thursday, Feb. 21 from 12:45 – 3:45 p.m. Six Iowa locations will host the webinar sessions.

Friday, January 25, 2013 - 09:08

David Okerlund and a top-notch slate of dairy industry experts will focus on sustainability and industry perspective topics at the eighth annual I-29 Dairy Conference. The 2013 I-29 Dairy Conference will be held Feb. 27 and 28 at the Ramkota Inn in Sioux Falls, S.D.

Thursday, January 24, 2013 - 16:34

Beef producers can get their fill of new beef technologies and information, followed by Iowa State University men's basketball at the third "Beef and Basketball" event in Ames on Feb. 23.

Friday, January 18, 2013 - 10:17

A two-day short course, Soil Fertility and Nutrient Management, will be held Feb. 13-14 at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus in Ames. The ISU Extension and Outreach short course will focus on principles of soils, soil fertility and nutrient management.

Thursday, January 17, 2013 - 09:29

Farm women can learn how to plan a successful farm transition through a five-session course offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The “Managing for Today and Tomorrow” program, a new Annie’s Project course, is being offered in Jefferson on Thursday evenings, Feb. 21 – March 21.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 14:27

Many farmers appear to believe that farmland is overvalued and eventually the market bubble will burst, according to the 2012 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

Tuesday, January 15, 2013 - 12:56

The 4-State Beef Conference will be held Tuesday, Jan. 29, at six locations, including two in Iowa — the Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis or Southwest Iowa Community College in Creston.

Monday, January 14, 2013 - 11:31

Ag Decision Maker, one of the most visited Iowa State University Extension and Outreach websites, has a new look. The decision-oriented agricultural business website now showcases new and emerging issues within farm management.