Articles related to Crops

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 13:51

The 31st annual Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association conference will be held Jan. 28-29 in Ankeny, Iowa.

Monday, December 21, 2015 - 16:09

The 2016 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Jan. 30 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 14:11

When Iowa farmers believe the benefits of planting cover crops outweigh the risks, they’re more likely to adopt this practice, new Iowa State University research shows.

Monday, December 14, 2015 - 10:43

Farmers need to exercise caution when it comes to herbicide selection if they intend to graze or harvest a cover crop.

Friday, December 11, 2015 - 09:08

The Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University has funded 11 new projects related to water quality.

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 11:32

The inaugural Iowa soil health conference, “Strategies for Building Healthy Soils,” will be Feb. 2-3, 2016 at the Scheman Building in Ames, Iowa.

Monday, November 30, 2015 - 10:26

The popular ISU Extension and Outreach Crop Advantage Series will focus on the importance of risk management programs and controlling costs in 2016.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 16:20

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Rapid Creek Watershed Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 6 -8:30 p.m. at the Morse Community Club in Iowa City.  The event is free and open to the public and includes a complementary meal.

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 16:09

The status of weed control across the state and the most effective herbicides for tackling weeds are outlined in a recently released Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.