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Wednesday, February 8, 2012 - 09:05

People who need to be recertified as Pork Quality Assurance Plus Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus program are invited to attend an April 19 session in Ames. The Iowa Pork Industry Center is hosting the morning session, which will run concurrently with an initial PQA Plus certification session.

Monday, February 6, 2012 - 10:02

Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about pig health and growth numbers, and get updates on ventilation management and disease research projects at the 2012 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences scheduled for March 6-9.

Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 13:36

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Farm Bureau Federation will address crop insurance and marketing decisions for farmers during a one-hour webinar Wednesday, Feb. 8.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 14:41

Veterinarians and others in Iowa’s pork industry have the opportunity to become Pork Quality Assurance Plus® Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus program.

Thursday, January 26, 2012 - 11:11

“Evaluating Your Estate Plan” is a one-day Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop that will be held at five Iowa locations during February. The workshop will provide farm families and others with information about estate planning options.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 15:58

The Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm will hold its association annual meeting and an educational program on March 8 at the Duncan Hall in Duncan Iowa. The program will begin at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 2 p.m.; lunch will be provided.

Monday, January 23, 2012 - 10:10

Results of crop production research conducted at Iowa State University Northwest Research Farm (NWRF) located near Sutherland will be shared during a program for corn and soybean producers on Thursday, Feb. 2 in Spencer, Iowa.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 16:37

As Internet coverage and access improve in rural areas, more Iowa farmers are making use of this information source in their farming operations, according to the 2011 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 13:25

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) have released a collaborative publication, Field Crop Insects, the latest in a series of practical and valuable reference tools for farmers.