Articles related to Crops

Friday, May 13, 2011 - 08:35

Eastern Iowa livestock producers with an interest in beginning or transitioning grazing practices can sharpen their skills by attending a series of Greenhorn Grazing workshops offered by Iowa State University Extension. This short course consists of five different modules taught over the grazing season.

Monday, May 9, 2011 - 16:19

Beef producers interested in learning to optimize forage and livestock production while conserving natural resources may attend the southern Iowa Greenhorn Grazing series. Five day-long modules are set for May through November.

Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 10:14

The ISU Extension  2011 cash rental rate survey for Iowa found that the average cash rent for corn and soybean land in the state for 2011 is $214 per acre, an increase of $30 per acre or 16 percent from a year ago.

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.