Articles related to Crops

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:44

The presenter for this month’s Iowa Learning Farms Nov. 19 webinar is Iowa State's Mary Harris. She will present information on pollinators that have found habitat in perennial prairie plants within row crop fields.

Wednesday, November 5, 2014 - 09:31

Warren Pierson is the new coordinator at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) at Iowa State University. Pierson began his position Nov. 1 and is responsible for organizing educational events at FEEL.

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 11:34

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will host several cover crop workshops across Iowa in November.

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:00

Various aspects of farmland drainage will be the focus of a day-long workshop Dec. 11 at the Community Center in Stanhope.

Monday, October 27, 2014 - 08:33

Iowa State University’s Integrated Crop Management conference will be held Dec. 3-4, 2014, at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus. The conference program provides an in-depth look at cutting edge topics, explains the latest research findings and provides practical, take-home information to use in Iowa crop production.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:12

Updates to the latest crop production products and recommendations are the focus of upcoming meetings sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The meetings will be held Nov. 25 in Iowa City and Dec. 10 in Ames.

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 - 08:48

The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference will be Nov. 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event is open to anyone interested in forage and grassland issues.

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 - 09:37

A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach illustrates the results of the collaborative efforts of three ISU farms to measure the propane and electricity used for grain drying during the 2013 harvest season.

Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 11:55

Iowa farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at informational meetings conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members. Meetings will be held across the state to explain options available under the new Farm Bill.