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Wednesday, July 13, 2011 - 14:27

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) have released a collaborative second edition of the Soybean Aphid Field Guide. The guide’s authors are Erin Hodgson, ISU Extension entomologist, and Matt O’Neal, ISU research entomologist. 

Monday, July 11, 2011 - 12:45

The 2011 North American Manure Expo will be July 20 in Norfolk, Neb. at the Northeast Community College Agricultural Complex.

Monday, July 11, 2011 - 09:24

Terry Steinhart, Iowa State University Extension livestock specialist recently spent a week at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan. He was one of four U.S. extension trainers at the “Strengthening Extension Skills of Young Professionals in Afghanistan and Pakistan” workshop.

Friday, July 8, 2011 - 08:43

Chris Mondak became assistant director for Iowa State University Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources July 6, 2011. Mondak has served as ISU Extension dairy specialist since 2000.

Friday, July 8, 2011 - 08:12

The field day will include a complimentary dinner, and information about strategies for no-till as well as information about incorporating perennial vegetation to enhance no-till. The event is free and open to the public.

Friday, July 8, 2011 - 08:00

A second group of Iowa women traveled to Uganda as part of the rural development program, Bridging the Gap: Increasing Competitiveness of Ugandan Women Farmers in the Marketplace. This farmer-to-farmer program connects Iowa farmers with eight groups of women farmers in the Kamuli District of Uganda.

Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 13:44

Iowa Learning Farms will sponsor a strip-tillage and cover crop management field day at the Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust Farm, south of Otho in Webster County, on Wednesday, July 20, from 6-8 p.m. The field day is free, includes a complimentary dinner and the public is invited to attend.

Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 12:40

The Iowa Learning Farms’ June webinar, to be held Wednesday, July 20, at noon, will feature Emily Heaton, who will present “Giant Miscanthus and other perennial energy crops.”

Tuesday, July 5, 2011 - 10:32

Iowa State University Extension and the Iowa Beef Center will host a manure management field day from 1 to 4 p.m. July 13, at the Mike Bettin feedlot in Sac County. The field day will provide information on manure management issues and offer alternative manure handling options for open feedlots and dairies with less than 1,000 animal units.