Articles related to Crops

Friday, November 1, 2013 - 10:43

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host three Iowa cover crop field days in mid-November. The field days will focus on using cover crops to aid in the reduction of soil erosion and improving soil health as part of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 11:37

More Iowa farmers are planting cover crops late in the growing season, a practice the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy identified as one way to help protect Iowa’s water quality. Iowa's nutrient reduction plan is voluntary, which means it is not regulated. However – it is not optional.

Thursday, October 31, 2013 - 10:48

The Iowa State University Integrated Crop Management Conference will be Dec. 4 and 5 at the Iowa State Center. Early registration is encouraged to guarantee enrollment.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 14:44

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists will host crop production and recommendation update meetings in December at two locations; Dec. 2 in Iowa City and Dec. 11 in Ames.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 10:59

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host two cover crops field days in early November. Field days will be held in Amana Nov. 7 and near Plainfield Nov. 12.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 14:25

The 13th Annual Iowa Organic Conference is scheduled for Nov. 17 – 18. The conference will be held in Iowa City at the Iowa Memorial Union.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:39

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop field day in Storm Lake on Nov. 1.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 13:59

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will host a field day on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Southeastern Community College, West Burlington. The field day will focus on use of cover crops for erosion control and soil health.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 13:32

Advances in soil-testing research has led Iowa State University Extension agronomists to revise recommendations for phosphorus, potassium and lime.