Articles related to Agriculture

Monday, February 14, 2011 - 13:43

A new publication from Iowa State University Extension explains how routine maintenance of farm tractors and small adjustments in day-to-day operations improve fuel efficiency and total energy costs.
 

Monday, February 14, 2011 - 13:31

Iowa State University Extension will offer a workshop at Letts, Iowa, on owning, leasing and renting farm equipment, and strategies for sharing machinery and labor in farming operations.
 

Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 16:46

MarketMaker on the Web offers a free new tool to connect family shoppers with farmers – and with everyone in between – including restaurants and grocery stores.

Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 11:16

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 - 16:21

“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 - 14:42

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 - 14:18

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 - 13:19

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 - 09:23

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.