Articles related to Agriculture

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 07:56

During National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 20-26, agriculture engineering experts at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach suggest farmers plan ahead for hazardous situations that may occur in confined spaces.

Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 08:22

Growing switchgrass and miscanthus for bioenergy production and bioproduct markets research will be featured at the Bioenergy Field Tour on Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 12:48

Informational meetings regarding the Margin Protection Program for Dairy will be held at three locations on Friday, Sept. 11, 10 a.m. - noon.

Monday, August 31, 2015 - 10:20

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Cooper Creek Watershed Project, will host a field day on Thursday, Sept. 17, from 5-6:30 p.m., at Moore Angus Farms, rural Melrose. The field day will focus on grazing and grassland management

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 07:55

The Van Buren County Pasture Walk will be Wednesday, Sept. 16 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds in Keosauqua. The event will focuson baleage.

Friday, August 28, 2015 - 07:34

The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll: 2014 Summary Report indicates that fewer than half of the farmers surveyed have identified successors for their farm operations.

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 - 13:18

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa are hosting a field day Sept. 10 at the Arliss Nielsen farm, rural Woolstock. The field day will focus on drainage water management and cover crops.

Monday, August 24, 2015 - 11:49

As harvest approaches, propane is a key ingredient for anyone using a high-temperature system to dry corn. A case study conducted by Mark Hanna, agricultural and biosystems engineering specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help farmers as they plan for harvest and winter storage.

Thursday, August 20, 2015 - 09:51

People with an interest in learning more about alternative energy systems for home, farm or business have an opportunity to hear firsthand about successful solar energy projects in Iowa.