Articles related to Environment

Monday, November 23, 2015 - 16:09

The status of weed control across the state and the most effective herbicides for tackling weeds are outlined in a recently released Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 08:17

Brian Gelder will discuss updates to the Iowa Daily Erosion Project to Version 2 as it expands to cover Minnesota and Kansas.

Tuesday, November 3, 2015 - 09:24

Due to increased interest in farmland drainage in the past year, ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a workshop that covers many aspects essential to designing and planning new drainage systems or retrofitting existing systems.

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 11:14

The Soil Health Partnership, along with the Iowa Learning Farms and Bremer County farmer partner Mark Mueller, will host a cover crop and soil health field day on Thursday, Nov. 19, from 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Borlaug Learning Center.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 12:29

Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop field day on Tuesday, Nov. 17, from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Sam and Julie Spellman farm, rural Woodward. The event is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 10:52

Updates on the latest crop production products and recommendations are topics at ISU Extension and Outreach meetings in Iowa City Nov. 24 and Ames Dec. 16.

Tuesday, October 27, 2015 - 09:49

The annual Integrated Crop Management Conference will be held Dec. 2-3, 2015 at the Scheman Building on the Iowa State University campus. This year, the conference has increased the number of speakers, providing topics and information on the latest in crop production and technology from around Iowa and the Midwest.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 15:37

Iowa Learning Farms and the Jasper County Natural Resources Conservation Service, will host a multi-species cover crop field day on Thursday, Nov. 12, from 10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. on the Gordon Wassenaar farm, rural Prairie City.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 07:53

New online options make training and fee payment easier than ever for more than 4,500 certified Iowa manure applicators.