Articles related to Agriculture

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:57

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering farm leasing meetings throughout Iowa during July and August. The three-hour workshops focus on issues related to land values and rental rates,  Iowa’s Water Quality Initiative, and the Agricultural Act of 2014.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 09:53

The third annual Urban-Ag Academy conference will be held in Ames from July 17 through July 19.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 14:50

Some of the nation's leading beef producers, retailers, government officials, NGOs, animal scientists, veterinarians and students will discuss beef cattle welfare this week on Iowa State University's campus.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 07:45

Grazing consultant Jim Gerrish will hold a series of five workshops across Iowa Aug. 18-22 in conjunction with the Iowa Beef Center.

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 15:11

Topics for fruit and vegetable farmers will be covered at the 2014 Fruit and Vegetable field day Monday, Aug. 11.

Monday, July 14, 2014 - 14:00

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) are conducting a live update webinar July 21 on the farm program called Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC).

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 09:00

Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day near Leon focusing on pasture improvement on Thursday, July 31.

Thursday, July 10, 2014 - 15:55

Jennifer Bentley, dairy specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recently produced a new publication about automatic dairy feeding systems.

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 08:40

Angela Rieck-Hinz is the new extension field agronomist for north central Iowa. She brings expertise in crop production and protection to this position, which serves a nine-county area.