Articles related to Agriculture

Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:45

The annual meeting and educational program of the North Iowa Research Farm will take place on Thursday, March 13 at the Heartland Museum in Clarion, Iowa. Those planning to attend are encouraged to pre-register by March 7.

Monday, February 24, 2014 - 09:58

For nearly 50 years, the swine teaching farm at Iowa State University has been helping students learn about pork production. The primary goal of the farm is to educate students about current pork production operations, and this includes student workers at the farm.

Monday, February 24, 2014 - 09:41

Finding the Iowa State University swine expert you need is easier with the online listing provided by Iowa Pork Industry Center. The 21-page booklet features names, photos and contact information for more than 80 faculty and staff members with swine- and/or pork-related work responsibilities.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:37

A special value added agriculture Annie’s Project course is coming to Ames in March. The course covers five areas of agricultural risk: financial, human resources, legal, marketing and production.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:26

Annie's Project helped Nicole Jonas write a business plan and add value to her farm business. The classes "made me realize things I needed to be doing or be doing better on Red Granite Farm and helped me focus on it as a real business,” Jonas said.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 09:42

A one-day swine production seminar sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, University of Minnesota Extension, Hubbard Feeds and Elanco will be Thursday, March 13 in Okoboji.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 09:49

Horse owners and enthusiasts now have an online option for learning horse management through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's Master Equine Manager Program, a comprehensive educational experience that teaches the science of horse management.

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 15:11

The 2014 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open 18-hole best ball tournament is set for Wednesday, June 25 at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 08:28

Concern over health issues in cattle that consume ergot-contaminated grain motivated Iowa Beef Center staff at Iowa State University to investigate potential issues around ergot contamination. They share what they have found.