Articles related to Agriculture

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 13:26

A website with examples of how Iowa and the country benefit from teaching, research and extension efforts at Iowa State University and the nation’s other land-grant universities has been launched.

Tuesday, March 3, 2015 - 11:49

The Iowa Ag Development Division, in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county offices, is offering two-hour classes for individuals interested in learning more about low interest loans for beginning farmers and Iowa tax credits for farmers who hire a beginning farmer for custom work.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 16:47

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering Farm Financial Planning, a program providing one-on-one financial support and advice to farmers.

Monday, March 2, 2015 - 11:41

Bob Hartzler and Mike Owen, professors of agronomy and ISU Extension and Outreach weed scientists, updated the 2015 Herbicide Guide for Iowa Corn and Soybean Production to reflect the 2014 growing season, product effectiveness and changes in industry offerings.

Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 12:35

Rates for custom machine work and services are showing a steady increase again for 2015, according to the 2015 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey.

Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 16:55

The annual meeting of the North Central Iowa Research Association and educational program of the ISU Northern Research Farm will take place on March 12 at the Duncan Ballroom in Duncan.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 17:37

The North Iowa Agriculture Summit is an opportunity for producers and agriculture professionals to become better informed about what is happening in the industry, to network and share resources.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 15:53

The Lambing Time Workshop will be held at the Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center in Ames, March 7 from 9:30 a.m. to noon. ISU Extension and Outreach discussion leaders are Dan Morrical, sheep specialist, Joe Sellers, livestock specialist and Ben Stokes, ISU sheep teaching farm manager.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 15:29

Dr. Christopher Rademacher joined the faculty at the Iowa State University College of Veterinary Medicine as the Swine Extension Veterinarian in December. He joins Dr. Jan Shearer, dairy, and Dr. Grant Dewell, beef, on the ISU Extension and Outreach veterinarian team. Shearer and Dewell are also Iowa State faculty.