Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 08:12
Laura Christianson, Ph.D. candidate in the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering department at Iowa State, will talk about the benefits and challenges of bioreactors during Iowa Learning Farms' May webinar on May 18.
Monday, May 9, 2011 - 16:19
Beef producers interested in learning to optimize forage and livestock production while conserving natural resources may attend the southern Iowa Greenhorn Grazing series. Five day-long modules are set for May through November.
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 10:14
The ISU Extension 2011 cash rental rate survey for Iowa found that the average cash rent for corn and soybean land in the state for 2011 is $214 per acre, an increase of $30 per acre or 16 percent from a year ago.
Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 13:58
The Iowa State University Corn and Soybean Initiative seeks team applicants and adult leaders for a new program designed to give high school students a taste of what it takes to be a modern farmer.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 14:57
The application deadline for the May 4 Pork Quality Assurance Plus® (PQA Plus®) Advisors certification program has been extended to Friday, April 29.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 10:57
A workshop, to be offered on May 17 and 18, will help cattle producers understand fescue management and forage-based diet supplement.
Monday, April 25, 2011 - 08:52
Veterinarians who work with beef cattle are invited to sharpen their skills and learn the latest information on a variety of topics at a May 18 workshop at the ISU McNay Research Farm.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 09:42
Matt Helmers, ISU Extension water resources engineer, will talk about in-field nitrogen management and drainage design, and its impact downstream during a noontime webinar April 20.
Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 15:40
The Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference is May 11 at Iowa State University. The conference will provide updated information for farm managers, rural appraisers, real estate brokers, lenders and others who have an interest in Iowa farmland.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 10:52
ISU Extension's corn production team has completed a new publication, “Corn Growth and Development," that replaces “How a Corn Plant Develops" — the standard reference on corn growth and development for more than 40 years.