Articles related to Environment

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 11:36

With freezing temperatures occurring, it is essential to consider the impact weather has on manure management on the farm.

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 09:44

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 - 16:38

The 15th annual Drainage Research Forum will be Nov. 18 at the Iowa State University Alumni Center on campus.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 08:37

Livestock producers and service providers will receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans.

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 10:34

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

Monday, November 3, 2014 - 09:00

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

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 13:00

The 14th annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held Nov. 16-17 on the University of Iowa campus, as a joint effort between Iowa State University and the UI Office of Sustainability.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:06

The small farm sustainability program is re-introducing the ISU Extension and Outreach Acreage Living newsletter in an online format. Those living on small farms and acreages will find valuable resources in the newsletter, on the website and in future online courses offered by the program.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014 - 08:39

Iowa high school students applied integrated pest management principles and gained corn and soybean scouting experience by participating in and preparing for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Crop Scouting Competition Aug. 5.