Articles related to Agriculture

Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 10:20

Swine facility managers can determine the approximate level of energy that should be used to both heat swine in the winter and keep them cool in warmer months using benchmarks in a new extension publication.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 15:46

"Managing the N Factor," a web-based tool that highlights practices available to improve the quality of water throughout the state, was launched last week by ISU Extension and Outreach.

Monday, February 22, 2016 - 14:42

Guidelines for choosing the correct vaccination program and a timeline for giving those vaccines are laid out in a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 14:47

As two Iowa ethanol production plants start their operations, they present an opportunity for producers to participate in a newly developing corn stover supply chain.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 11:36

Even with unfavorable winter weather conditions, researchers, faculty members, producers, students and policymakers from across the nation came together to discuss the pressing issues surrounding soil health. 

Friday, February 12, 2016 - 14:47

The Grassroots Grazing program for young and beginning graziers begins March 22 at the McNay Research Farm near Chariton.

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 17:48

Fortunately for farmers who want to get a stronger grasp on their finances and budget, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a variety of resources designed to help producers plan and keep their heads above water until prices increase.

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 16:58

The Yellow Book has been published annually since 2005 with trial results and evaluations.

Friday, February 5, 2016 - 16:04

Grassroots Grazing is a three-part series at two new locations, Corning on Feb. 22 and Ames on Feb. 23. This grazing management series is designed for young and beginning graziers, although anyone interested in basic grazing management is welcome to attend