Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 12:58
Five steps cattle producers should follow during extremely hot days to maintain herd health.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 10:56
A few spots remain for the July 12 Pork Quality Assurance Plus Advisors recertification session in Ames, which is specifically for those who became certified during the initial training period in 2007-08.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 10:44
With the registration deadline a week away, organizers of the Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open say a few team spots remain for the golf portion of the July 19 event. Anyone interested in attending the event needs to register by July 5.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 10:17
Livestock producers and service providers can receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans at the July 26 workshop.
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 09:26
Flood damaged grain is considered adulterated and cannot be used for food or feed. It is important for farmers to keep grain impacted by flood waters completely separate.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 15:52
The Fayette County Senior Dairy Quiz Bowl Team placed first in the annual 4-H Youth Dairy Quiz Bowl, held June 14 at the Starmont High School in Arlington. The team will represent Iowa 4-H at the National 4-H Dairy Quiz Bowl in Louisville, Ky., in November. Teams from Delaware and Dubuque counties also placed in the event.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 13:59
Learn how to identify beneficial insects and the native plants that attract them during this Aug. 4 workshop.
Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 11:51
A series of Worker Protection Standard (WPS) self-inspection checklists is now available to assist agricultural employers, pesticide dealers and growers to ensure compliance with WPS.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 10:09
Iowa farm women are sharing their experiences in central Africa, where 80 percent of the farming is done by women. This collaboration was developed by a farmer-to-farmer project through Iowa State University Extension with cooperation from a Ugandan nonprofit organization.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011 - 08:29
An estimated 1,800 gallons of water runs off a 30 x 96 foot high tunnel with each inch of rain. ISU Extension demonstrates a system to collect the rain water and store it for reuse on the crops in the high tunnel.