Articles related to Agriculture

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 09:45

Acreage Living online newsletter offers timely information. In the December issue, specialists give insights on how to protect acreage landscaping and optimize home energy use during the winter.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 15:54

When Laura Elsinger of Guttenberg, Iowa, was considering a career change to organic agriculture last summer, an announcement for an Iowa State University online course claimed her attention. So she decided to participate in the course, “Transitioning to Organic Agriculture.”

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 13:29

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training Jan. 6 at locations in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 13:04

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2015. These workshops are offered in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:45

Beef producers can learn about the sustainability of the beef industry and how it impacts their operation at the Driftless Region Beef Conference, Jan. 22-23, 2015 in Dubuque, Iowa.

Friday, December 5, 2014 - 16:43

The Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 17:01

Results of the 2014 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University will be announced at a news conference Dec. 18 at 10 a.m.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 16:07

The Useful to Usable (U2U) climate initiative recently launched a new online decision support tool, Corn Split N, that helps farmers and farm advisors manage the application of in-field nitrogen for maximum crop yields and minimum environmental damage.

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 17:37

Farmers interested in expanding their distribution to local markets will benefit from a one-day training in January with the Iowa MarketReady program.