Articles related to Crops

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 09:39

Iowa high school students applied integrated pest management principles and gained corn and soybean scouting experience by participating in and preparing for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Crop Scouting Competition Aug. 5.

Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 15:43

Tractor fuel expenses can add up quickly during fall and spring field work. Results of a tractor fuel case study measuring fuel consumption for field work including disking, plowing and planting now are available.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:11

Vegetable growers and those working with them can enjoy a cover crop workshop planned for Sept. 22 at the Woodbury County Extension Office in Sioux City.

Friday, September 5, 2014 - 11:31

Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey and farmer Nate Anderson were guest experts in the Farm Progress Show tent organized by Iowa State University. They shared their management strategy experiences and listened as farmers talked about management practices for their own farms.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:37

The "What" Berry Farm in conjunction with the Midwest Aronia Association and Aronia Berry Services of Northeast Iowa is hosting a Harvest Day at the farm located in Fairbank, Iowa, on Sept. 6.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 13:49

Growers producing crops in high tunnels can attend a series of meetings across the state this fall hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 16:54

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides several resources to help farmland owners and operators make a one-time election of a commodity program from 2014-18 connected with the Agricultural Act of 2014.

Monday, August 25, 2014 - 16:02

Iowa Learning Farms is hosting four cover crop field days this September. Each event will have a different aspect of this conservation farming practice.

Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 09:38

The complexity of crop production decision-making is escalated by issues that have Iowa farmers concerned about pesticide resistance. Visit the Iowa State University tent at the Farm Progress Show Aug. 26-28 to meet Iowa State researchers and specialists working in the area of pest resistance.