Articles related to Environment

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 09:02

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Eastern Iowa Airport, University of Iowa and the STRIPS project, will host a field day on Thursday, Sept. 8. The 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. field day near Cedar Rapids is free and open to the public.

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 16:19

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will cover the basics of imagery, farm pond management and the new online yield forecasting tool at the annual fall field day Sept. 8 at the ISU Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville, Iowa.

Friday, August 19, 2016 - 16:13

Cover crops, corn rootworms and water quality topics will highlight the fall field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm.

Thursday, August 18, 2016 - 08:49

The field day will highlight the installation of a saturated buffer and future seeding of prairie strips north of J. H. Roadman Memorial Park near Dike.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 11:04

Eight Iowa teams participated in the Iowa crop scouting competition Aug. 2. The competition is conducted by the ISU Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program.

Monday, August 15, 2016 - 15:25

Palmer amaranth is an invasive weed that is native to the southwestern United States. Over the last three years, however, the weed has made its way into Iowa and has been identified in at least nine counties, most recently in Madison, Clayton, Washington and Crawford counties.

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 11:51

On Aug. 1, Mark Licht began his new role as an assistant professor in the Department of Agronomy, focused on integrated cropping systems extension.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016 - 14:14

Over 150 farmers and agribusiness professionals took part in Weeds Week events around the state this summer. The 2016 Weeds Week, held July 18-22, was the second year Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has offered the event.

Monday, August 8, 2016 - 16:51

Iowa Learning Farms, in cooperation with farmer partner Tim Smith and the Soil Health Partnership, will host a cover crop field day Thursday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.