Articles related to Agriculture

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 12:58

The Iowa State University Corn and Soybean Initiative seeks team applicants and adult leaders for a new program designed to give high school students a taste of what it takes to be a modern farmer.

Monday, April 25, 2011 - 13:57

The application deadline for the May 4 Pork Quality Assurance Plus® (PQA Plus®) Advisors certification program has been extended to Friday, April 29.

Monday, April 25, 2011 - 09:57

A workshop, to be offered on May 17 and 18, will help cattle producers understand fescue management and forage-based diet supplement.

Monday, April 25, 2011 - 07:52

Veterinarians who work with beef  cattle are invited to sharpen their skills and learn the latest information on a variety of topics at a May 18 workshop at the ISU McNay Research Farm.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 08:42

Matt Helmers, ISU Extension water resources engineer, will talk about in-field nitrogen management and drainage design, and its impact downstream during a noontime webinar April 20.

Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 14:40

The Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference is May 11 at Iowa State University. The conference will provide updated information for farm managers, rural appraisers, real estate brokers, lenders and others who have an interest in Iowa farmland.
 

Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 09:52

ISU Extension's corn production team has completed a new publication, “Corn Growth and Development," that replaces “How a Corn Plant Develops" — the standard reference on corn growth and development for more than 40 years.
 

Wednesday, March 30, 2011 - 11:52

Veterinarians and others in Iowa’s pork industry have the opportunity to become Pork Quality Assurance Plus® Advisors under the National Pork Board's PQA Plus® program. The Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University will hold a training May 4.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 12:50

A new publication from Iowa State University Extension illustrates the “shift up, throttle back” technique to reduce tractor fuel consumption and related expenses.