Articles related to Agriculture

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 10:10

Some 1,500 Iowa farm women are among the 10,000 farm women across the country who participated in Annie’s Project. On Sept. 18, Annie’s Project celebrates 10 years of empowering farm women to be better business partners and owners.

Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 09:41

Building on the popularity of the first Beef Nutrition Research Showcase in 2011, the next event is Thursday, Oct. 3, before the Iowa State versus Texas home football game.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 09:46

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has scheduled three North Central Iowa meetings in early September to respond to producer questions related to the late spring, dry summer and slow crop development.

Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 09:13

The annual Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm fall field day is set for Tuesday, Sept. 10, southwest of Chariton. Crops and grazing research is the focus of the event with Iowa State faculty, staff and graduate students presenting information.

Monday, August 26, 2013 - 13:26

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) have scheduled an Advanced RUSLE2 workshop for Sept.26 at the Polk County Extension Office in Altoona, Iowa.

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 15:38

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has planned three cow facilities and management update sessions in southern Iowa in early September.

Monday, August 19, 2013 - 09:35

A Sept. 10 field day near Gilmore City at the Drainage Research and Demonstration Project site will focus on agricultural practices that can reduce nutrients leaving the field for better water quality.

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 09:23

Eight high school student teams competed in the third annual Crop Scouting Competition conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on Aug. 1. The Clayton County team won the competition that increases students’ awareness of Iowa agriculture through hands-on learning and teamwork.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 09:41

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship staff members will present information about the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy during the Iowa Learning Farms webinar Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 11:30 a.m.