Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 12:16
Several groups, including Iowa State University, are evaluating biomass crops that can be used to produce renewable energy feedstocks. They are sponsoring the workshop to help farmers better understand the opportunities to grow and market profitable biomass crops that are adapted to southern Iowa soils and climates.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 17:21
“Will the rain ever stop?” is the title of the Iowa Learning Farms (ILF) February webinar at noon, Feb. 16. Christopher J. Anderson, assistant director of the Climate Science Program at Iowa State University, is this month’s presenter.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 15:42
A full day of information and special events awaits the attendees of the 2011 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference (CCCC) at Bridge View Center in Ottumwa on Feb. 26.
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - 15:18
Iowa State University Extension will hold workshops at five locations to explain the new combination crop insurance policy that replaces the old multiple peril crop insurance policies.
Thursday, February 3, 2011 - 14:19
Iowa Learning Farms is gearing up for another busy season of travel with the Conservation Station, a mobile learning center that encourages all Iowans to help protect and improve soil and water quality. Requests are now being accepted for 2011 events.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 10:23
Preregister two days before the date of the location you wish to attend and it's free. Wait and it's $5 a person. Contact IPPA to sign up at 800-372-7675.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011 - 09:57
Iowa 4-H teams took high honors at several recent national judging events.
Friday, January 28, 2011 - 17:11
The Iowa Cattlemen's Association joins with the Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference to celebrate the Conference's 40th anniversary this year. The two-day event includes the same agenda items and formats of both events under one collective program umbrella in Ottumwa.
Thursday, January 27, 2011 - 10:07
Iowa State University researcher Kathleen Delate is undertaking perhaps the most comprehensive study of organic vegetable-growing practices by looking at the use of cover crops, manure, tillage and mulch.
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 - 14:58
The 2011 Tri-State Agriculture Summit will provide an outlook of land values, grain markets, technology and inputs. The summit is Feb. 16 in Keokuk, Iowa.