Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 09:07
The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy sets ambitious goals for keeping agricultural nutrients out of the state’s waterways. To reach the reduction targets, Iowa farmers and their advisers will have to work together to improve nutrient management strategies, according to a new Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll report.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 15:52
Nitrogen management, the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in agriculture and efficient fuel use on the farm will highlight the spring field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research Farm June 26 at the south location of the ISU Northern Research Farm, one mile south of Kanawha.
Wednesday, June 4, 2014 - 12:50
Dan Jaynes will discuss his work with saturated buffers for nitrate removal during this month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar Wednesday, June 18, at 11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 08:32
Iowa Learning Farms will host a “Strip-till and Cover Crops for Nutrient Management” field day on Tuesday, June 17 at the Mark Thompson farm near Badger, Iowa from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.
Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 08:46
Iowa Beef Center and its grazing partners will host numerous grazing events in 2014, ranging from courses for beginning to experienced graziers to a specific series of workshops around Iowa led by Jim Gerrish, grazing consultant from Idaho and former grazing specialist at the University of Missouri.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 08:32
A field day to demonstrate roller crimper and strip tillage use in fruit and vegetable production will be Thursday, June 5 from 5–7:30 p.m. at the ISU Horticulture Research Station, 55519 170th Street, Ames, Iowa. The field day also will discuss various cover crop establishment and termination techniques.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 08:20
Cattle producers and agribusiness staff are invited to workshops June 10 featuring the newly updated version of the Feedlot Monitoring Program software. The workshops are at the Sioux County Extension and Outreach office in Orange City.
Thursday, May 22, 2014 - 08:13
The Iowa Beef Center has posted four new videos on a new webpage devoted to genetic selection topics, including expected progeny differences.
Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 08:39
Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a “Cover Crops for Forage and Grazing” field day at the farm of Randy Seinknecht in Gladbrook, Iowa, on June 5. The event is free of charge and open to the public.
Thursday, May 8, 2014 - 14:29
The expenses for tractor fuel can add up quickly during spring field work. According to a study conducted at the Iowa State University Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua a twenty percent or more fuel savings can be achieved by the ‘shift up, throttle back’ technique.