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Monday, January 9, 2012 - 10:18

The day-and-a-half-long conference will provide practical, how-to information on nearly every aspect of conservation tillage. Learn how conservation tillage can save soil, time, fuel — and money.

Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 16:02

Manure applicator certification workshops for dry manure operators are planned for seven different dates and locations in February. These workshops meet manure applicator certification requirements for both confinement site manure applicators and commercial manure applicators who primarily apply dry or solid manure.

Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 14:51

Research is evaluating a couple of strategies that may extend the growing season for vegetable growers.

Tuesday, January 3, 2012 - 17:49

An ISU Extension and Outreach workshop will examine various aspects of farmland drainage on Jan. 30 at Big Ed’s Firehouse in New Hampton. The program that begins 9 a.m. and adjourns at 3:30 p.m. has been scheduled due to an overwhelming interest in a December workshop.

Thursday, December 29, 2011 - 16:54

Women should register now for Annie's Project, a course designed to empower women to be better business partners and owners. The course to be offered in Ralston begins Jan. 12, 2012 and is sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach along with West Central Co-op and Carroll County State Bank.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011 - 12:56

The Great Plains Growers Conference will be held Jan. 5-7, 2012, at the Fulkerson Conference Center on the Missouri Western State University Campus. The conference and tradeshow is a collaborative effort of growers associations and extension services from Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska and South Dakota, and each year draws hundreds of producers from the region and beyond.

Thursday, December 22, 2011 - 12:01

High feed costs in 2011, a smaller calf crop and a slow economy will linger into 2012; these and new factors affecting profitability will be the focus of Feedlot Forum 2012 on Jan. 17 in Sioux Center.

Thursday, December 15, 2011 - 14:50

The Central Iowa Expo Site held a check presentation on Dec. 12  to officially announce a major contribution to the site near the junction of Highway 30 and Highway 17 between Ames and Boone from Monsanto.

Wednesday, December 14, 2011 - 14:27

The Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference (CCCC), a premier educational event for cow-calf producers, will offer a comprehensive package of information on Jan. 21 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.