Articles related to Crops

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 09:49

The annual Integrated Crop Management Conference will be held Dec. 2-3, 2015 at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus. This year, the conference has increased the number of speakers, providing topics and information on the latest in crop production and technology from around Iowa and the Midwest.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 15:37

Iowa Learning Farms and the Jasper County Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a multi-species cover crop field day on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on the Gordon Wassenaar farm, rural Prairie City.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 07:53

New online options make training and fee payment easier than ever for more than 4,500 certified Iowa manure applicators.

Wednesday, October 21, 2015 - 07:31

A new publication, Cleaning Iowa’s Waters with Saturated Buffers in Iowa Watersheds, highlights the recent work being done with saturated buffers in Iowa.

Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 09:44

With unfavorable crop fertilizer prices, farmers are considering reducing fertilization rates across all crops despite field conditions. However, making rational or sound management decisions should begin by testing soil, following the recommended application rates for additional nutrients.

Monday, October 19, 2015 - 13:55

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released a new version of the Weed Identification Field Guide, first published in 2010, to assist producers and agronomists with accurately identifying weeds in Iowa corn and soybean fields.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 12:33

A new publication, Identifying Miscanthus in Iowa (CROP 3079) released by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, provides information needed to decipher among three different species of Miscanthus found in Iowa.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 10:20

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Badger Creek Lake Watershed Project, the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group and farmer Jeff Koch, will host a cover crop field day Nov. 4 at the American Legion Post #403 Veterans Reception Center in Van Meter. The event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 16, 2015 - 07:52

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Miller Creek Water Quality Improvement Project, will host a cover crop field day on Thursday, Nov. 5, from 4-6 p.m. on the Louis and Pat Beck farm, rural Buckingham. The event is free and open to the public.