Articles related to Agriculture

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 09:39

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop field day in Storm Lake on Nov. 1.

Friday, October 11, 2013 - 08:47

Post-doctoral research associate Megan Van Emon came to Iowa State University for the opportunity to work with beef-related research and with extension faculty and staff. After several months, she couldn’t imagine herself being anywhere else.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:59

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will host a field day on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Southeastern Community College, West Burlington. The field day will focus on use of cover crops for erosion control and soil health.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 12:32

Advances in soil-testing research has led Iowa State University Extension agronomists to revise recommendations for phosphorus, potassium and lime.

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 10:13

A one-day “Beef Facilities Conference” will be held Nov. 21 to share current research findings and discuss building management and cattle performance. The conference will be held at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.

Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 09:58

Sara Shepherd, Julie Van Waardhuizen, Rexanne Struve and Brandi Wiig: Although their farming situations vary, these Iowa women all credit Annie’s Project with improving their ability to make sound risk management decisions.

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 07:57

Members of the extension crops team from Iowa State University responded to producer questions related to the late spring, dry summer and slow crop development by holding meetings in north central Iowa last week. For the benefit of those not attending the meetings, ISU Extension and Outreach has made video recordings of their presentations available online.

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 13:34

Those interested in what’s happening in the area of beef nutrition research at Iowa State University should register by Sept. 25 for the “Beef Nutrition Research Showcase” set for Oct. 3.

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 09:10

Some 1,500 Iowa farm women are among the 10,000 farm women across the country who participated in Annie’s Project. On Sept. 18, Annie’s Project celebrates 10 years of empowering farm women to be better business partners and owners.