Articles related to Agriculture

Thursday, June 9, 2011 - 12:47

The June 17 field day in Palo Alto County will include discussion of cover crop management, strip-tillage and tractor fuel saving tips.The event also includes a walking field tour of corn planted into fall 2010 aerial-seeded winter rye.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 12:43

Iowa Learning Farms and Key Cooperative will co-sponsor a strip-tillage field day at the Mike Hermanson farm and at Key Co-op S14 Office strip-till plots in northern Story County on Tuesday, June 21, beginning at 10 a.m.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011 - 12:33

The Iowa Learning Farms’ June 15 webinar will feature Iowa State University Assistant Professor Michelle Soupir, who will talk about the fate and transport of pathogens from agricultural landscapes.

Monday, June 6, 2011 - 11:48

The 2011 Field Diagnostic Clinic will be held July 11-12 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) near Ames. This program focuses on the fundamentals of crop plant diagnostics.

Thursday, June 2, 2011 - 09:28

With today’s high fuel prices, cash rents and land costs, there has never been a better time to explore reduced tillage options. Visit the Van Diest farm to see how strip-tillage works and learn from a local farmer who is experienced with this practice.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 09:33

The Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University has scheduled a Pork Quality Assurance (PQA) Plus® Advisors recertification session for July 12 in Ames.

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 09:13

Iowa State University Extension will offer four workshops in northeastern and eastern Iowa featuring environmental issues for feedlots and dairies that are medium-sized concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 07:41

PorkBridge,a distance education series operating through the collaboration of 11 land-grant universities, begins the 2011-2012 season June 30. PorkBridge provides relevant and accurate information for those who own, manage or work in swine grow-finish facilities.

Wednesday, May 25, 2011 - 07:26

The 2011 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open will be held July 19 at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames. The 18-hole best ball tournament begins with a shotgun start at 10 a.m. and includes lunch at the golf course.