Tuesday, April 26, 2011 - 13:58
The Iowa State University Corn and Soybean Initiative seeks team applicants and adult leaders for a new program designed to give high school students a taste of what it takes to be a modern farmer.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 09:42
Matt Helmers, ISU Extension water resources engineer, will talk about in-field nitrogen management and drainage design, and its impact downstream during a noontime webinar April 20.
Tuesday, April 5, 2011 - 10:52
ISU Extension's corn production team has completed a new publication, “Corn Growth and Development," that replaces “How a Corn Plant Develops" — the standard reference on corn growth and development for more than 40 years.
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 13:50
A new publication from Iowa State University Extension illustrates the “shift up, throttle back” technique to reduce tractor fuel consumption and related expenses.
Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 09:40
Focus groups will take a look at research and the outlook for organic crops in 2011.
Friday, March 11, 2011 - 10:11
The workshop offers information on several aspects of cover crops, including cost-share programs for cover crop usage.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 12:58
The Iowa Learning Farms’ March webinar, to be held at noon Wednesday, March 16, will feature Jeremy Singer and cover crop management.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 10:11
Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will co-host a workshop focusing on cover crops at the Clay County Regional Events Center, Spencer, on March 10.
Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 10:09
The Iowa State University Extension Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic (ISU-PIDC) and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship confirmed that a single dead specimen of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, was recently collected in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and submitted to ISU PIDC for diagnosis.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 12:15
More than 400 samples have been submitted for a forage testing project initiated by the Iowa Beef Center, ISU's Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture, the Iowa Forage and Grassland Council and the Southern Iowa Forage and Livestock Committee.