Articles related to Agriculture

Thursday, October 8, 2015 - 11:11

The Ag Decision Maker website has updated information on various types of leases and forms to make farm lease negotiations easier for farmers and renters.

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 08:30

The "Women Managing Cattle" series is designed for women cattle operators who want to learn more about marketing strategies, cattle management and managing land and water resources.

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 07:39

The annual Dairy Sheep Association of North American Symposium will focus on industry standards, the latest dairy management ideas and farmstead cheese production.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 13:02

Farmers are increasing their use of information technology devices and accessing information to help with farming decisions, according to the 2014 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

Friday, September 18, 2015 - 07:53

During harvest time the Iowa Farm Safety Council strives to increase knowledge about agricultural hazards and dangers and to encourage Iowans to make better safety and health decisions.

Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 07:59

4-H teams from Benton, Muscatine, Scott and Washington counties will represent Iowa in upcoming national 4-H livestock and meats judging contests. The teams earned the right to represent Iowa 4-H after receiving top honors in the 2015 4-H/FFA State Livestock and Meats Judging Contests.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 08:28

Educating the next generation of farmers is a goal of Iowa State University’s Integrated Pest Management program.

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 07:44

Harvest is historically the most dangerous time of year for agriculture. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wants to remind everyone to regularly read instruction manuals about potential dangers of farm equipment and to be diligent in preventing farm injuries.

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 07:56

During National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 20-26, agriculture engineering experts at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach suggest farmers plan ahead for hazardous situations that may occur in confined spaces.