Articles related to Environment

Friday, January 4, 2013 - 12:07

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will offer manure applicator certification workshops for dry/solid manure operators on seven different dates and locations in February.

Monday, December 17, 2012 - 12:03

With funding from Iowa Department of Natural Resources, Iowa Learning Farms developed “Watershed-based Community Assessments,” a toolkit to guide local communities with their watershed improvement projects.

Wednesday, December 12, 2012 - 15:34

How can cover crops, strip-tillage, tile drainage systems, small grains and woodchip bioreactors benefit the soil and enhance production in corn and soybean systems? Find out at Practical Farmers of Iowa’s 2013 annual conference, “Soil and Soul,” Jan. 10-12 at the Iowa State University campus in Ames.

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 15:47

Three informational meetings regarding the recently released Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy will be held in Denison, Ames and Waterloo the week of Dec. 17.

Monday, December 10, 2012 - 10:23

Iowa Soybean Association watershed management specialist Keegan Kult will be featured in the Iowa Learning Farms’ webinar Wednesday, Dec. 19 at 11:30 a.m. The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, through Adobe Connect.

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 11:28

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2013. A total of 61 confinement site manure applicator workshops will be held in 57 different counties.

Monday, December 3, 2012 - 11:19

Commercial manure applicators can attend three hours of training on Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 to meet commercial manure applicator certification requirements. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training from 9 a.m. to noon at 69 locations in Iowa and one location in Wisconsin.

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 16:56

Last spring, Iowa families throughout the state gathered together –- virtually –- once a month for the Eco Family Conference from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The program is undergoing slight changes for its second year, and families can register now.

Monday, November 26, 2012 - 10:53

Kaye Strohbehn has been hired as an agriculture producer and consumer education specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in northwestern Iowa. Strohbehn began serving Lyon, O’Brien, Osceola and Sioux counties Nov. 5 as education specialist after serving the region as an extension county program coordinator.