Articles related to Agriculture

Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 08:40

A three-day trip to locations in Iowa, Illinois and Missouri offers Iowa beef producers the opportunity to tour innovative beef operations, and visit with successful producers and cutting edge researchers.

Monday, June 11, 2012 - 11:55

The Dubuque County Senior Dairy Quiz Bowl Team placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl June 6. The team will represent Iowa 4-H at the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky., in November.

Friday, June 8, 2012 - 12:28

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Dana Norby farm near Osage, Iowa, on Thursday, June 21, beginning at 11 a.m. The field day will focus on no-till and strip-till conservation farming for optimum results.

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 16:22

The daylong educational opportunity designed specifically for pork producers is set for June 28 on the Iowa State campus, and features practical information on a variety of topics that can be applied on the farm.

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 14:46

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Barry Kusel farm near Manning, Iowa, on Wednesday, June 20, beginning at 6 p.m. The field day will focus on no-till conservation farming and cover crop management for optimum results.

Thursday, June 7, 2012 - 10:56

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day at the Mark Mueller farm near Waverly, Iowa, on Thursday, June 14, beginning at 11 a.m. The field day will focus on no-till conservation farming and crop residue management for optimum results.

Tuesday, June 5, 2012 - 11:29

Managing swine farrowing facilities to maintain a thermally comfortable environment for both sows and piglets is challenging. A new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explains how using localized heating to create a microclimate for piglets can reduce mortality rates and overall energy consumption.

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 10:35

Iowa Learning Farms and the Hewitt Creek Watershed Improvement Association are hosting a field day June 8 at the Al Wente denitrifying bioreactor site located at 26723 New Vienna Road, Farley, Iowa. The field day will focus on best-management practices to reduce nitrate fertilizer losses from farm fields. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.
 

Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 08:44

A new, customized equine management program being offered by Iowa State University and Extension and Outreach gives Iowa horse farm or ranch owners an educational program created specifically for their facility.