Articles related to Crops

Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 15:11

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 - 11:43

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 - 10:08

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

Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 12:32

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 - 11:26

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 - 17:20

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 - 17:09

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.

Monday, November 16, 2015 - 13:46

An interdisciplinary team of weed scientists will conduct a survey of 10,000 farmers to gain a better understanding of the causes and consequences of herbicide resistant weeds, and the strategies farmers are using to cope with them.

Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 14:58

Farmers will have the chance to participate in farmer-to-mentor round tables with organic producers and those experienced with organic certification.