Articles related to Environment

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:58

Today some farmers, in an effort to lower costs as commodity markets remain low, have started planting corn without the Bt traits that have proven so effective against European corn borer and other caterpillars - and they are now having questions about the biology, life cycle and management of European corn borer.

Monday, June 19, 2017 - 08:49

Researchers with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have worked to provide a mix of perennials to use as habitat for monarch butterflies and bees that provides a diversity of flowers that bloom throughout the growing season.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 09:29

Emerald ash borer has been found in Benton, Buena Vista, Floyd, Howard, and Warren counties. More than half of Iowa's counties now have confirmed infestations.
 

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:00

ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will lead demonstrations and discussions during the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm annual spring field day June 22.

Friday, June 2, 2017 - 13:28

Iowa State University’s Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will host its annual spring field day June 21. The event will provide information on a wide range of subjects, with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists leading demonstrations and discussions.

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 12:34

Information on crop management, insecticide resistance of soybean aphids, sudden death syndrome in soybeans and sulfur fertilization of corn will highlight the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm’s summer field day.

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 09:32

ISU Extension and Outreach will host a field day June 1 to showcase results from experiments using cereal rye cultivars.

Thursday, May 25, 2017 - 15:10

Farmers and their consultants can learn how to improve both farm profits and water quality at a series of field days hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach during Nitrogen and Water Week June 27-29.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 15:19

A monarch butterfly and wetland field day will be held Wednesday, June 14 at a CREP wetland near Story City.