Articles related to Crops

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 12:01

A Biomass Crop Production workshop Thursday, March 8, at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa, will explore why interest is increasing in biomass crops for energy in Iowa.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 16:58

The Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm will hold its association annual meeting and an educational program on March 8 at the Duncan Hall in Duncan Iowa. The program will begin at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 2 p.m.; lunch will be provided.

Monday, January 23, 2012 - 11:10

Results of crop production research conducted at Iowa State University Northwest Research Farm (NWRF) located near Sutherland will be shared during a program for corn and soybean producers on Thursday, Feb. 2 in Spencer, Iowa.

Tuesday, January 17, 2012 - 14:25

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) have released a collaborative publication, Field Crop Insects, the latest in a series of practical and valuable reference tools for farmers.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012 - 16:00

The Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Annual Conference will be held Jan. 27-28 at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny.

Monday, January 9, 2012 - 10:51

Those who work the farmland, whether they call it dirt or soil, know that it is one of the state’s richest resources. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps those that own, manage and work the land, as well as those who talk about it, know and understand Iowa soil through a recently revised website.

Monday, January 9, 2012 - 10:18

The day-and-a-half-long conference will provide practical, how-to information on nearly every aspect of conservation tillage. Learn how conservation tillage can save soil, time, fuel — and money.

Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 16:02

Manure applicator certification workshops for dry manure operators are planned for seven different dates and locations in February. These workshops meet manure applicator certification requirements for both confinement site manure applicators and commercial manure applicators who primarily apply dry or solid manure.

Thursday, January 5, 2012 - 14:51

Research is evaluating a couple of strategies that may extend the growing season for vegetable growers.