Articles related to Agriculture

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 10:11

“Managing for Today and Tomorrow," a new Annie’s Project course covering business, estate, retirement and succession planning, will be offered in Carroll as well as Ames and Shenandoah. The Carroll course will be held on four consecutive Thursdays, beginning March 8. Registration deadline is March 6.

Monday, February 27, 2012 - 09:34

The College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University presented annual awards to faculty and staff at its spring convocation on Feb. 16. The Team Award was presented to the Iowa State University Dairy Extension Team.

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 11:34

ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will update farmers with current research during the workshop "Mega Trends in Agriculture," on March 28 in Rockwell City. Information provided will help farmers position themselves for the next decade.

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 11:22

The Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth 2012 will be held July 31 at the Iowa State University Extension Farm near Boone. High school students are invited to compete and showcase their scouting abilities in corn and soybean during this one-day event.

Monday, February 20, 2012 - 13:13

A new CD, the Iowa Core Companion, now is available to assist those preparing for the commercial pesticide applicator core exam. It provides review and practice quizzes for a better understanding of the material covered in the Iowa Core Manual.

Friday, February 17, 2012 - 14:54

Providers of a popular series of workshops on assisting cattle producers with heifer development have added a southwest Iowa location.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 11:24

Livestock producers and service providers can learn how to use RUSLE2 in nutrient management, manure management and comprehensive nutrient management plans at a workshop April 5 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Polk County office.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 11:06

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct a series of meetings in March to address problems associated with herbicide resistant weeds. The meetings will provide information about the causes of herbicide-resistant weed populations, objectively evaluate weed management programs currently used in Iowa and support the development of durable weed management programs.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 11:01

A Biomass Crop Production workshop Thursday, March 8, at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa, will explore why interest is increasing in biomass crops for energy in Iowa.