Friday, May 20, 2011 - 08:37
Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will co-sponsor a cover crop field day at the Rob Stout farm in Washington County on Wednesday, June 1, beginning at 5:30 p.m. The event is free and the public is invited to attend.
Monday, May 16, 2011 - 15:36
Livestock producers now have access to a new tool that can help them lower air emissions and increase their air emissions knowledge. The National Air Quality Site Assessment Tool is a method for determining where air-quality improvement opportunities exist on farms.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 07:42
Storms that cause tree damage often leave homeowners wondering if they need a tree care professional and how to select one. ISU Extension Forester Jesse Randall outlines steps for making those decisions.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 07:12
Laura Christianson, Ph.D. candidate in the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering department at Iowa State, will talk about the benefits and challenges of bioreactors during Iowa Learning Farms' May webinar on May 18.
Friday, April 15, 2011 - 07:58
As Iowa's spring and summer storms break and scatter tree branches and limbs, homeowners should know that some tree species are more susceptible to storm damage than others. Age and prior care of the tree are also factors contributing to the extent of damage caused by strong winds.
Wednesday, April 13, 2011 - 08:42
Matt Helmers, ISU Extension water resources engineer, will talk about in-field nitrogen management and drainage design, and its impact downstream during a noontime webinar April 20.
Tuesday, April 12, 2011 - 07:59
Three publications from Iowa State University Extension aim to help educate and instruct land stewards on the proper and safe methods for carrying out a prescribed burn, a useful tool to achieve specific land management goals and objectives.
Friday, April 1, 2011 - 07:14
ISU horticulture specialists offer expert advise on creating a sustainable home landscape and on adding a water feature to outdoor living spaces in two new publications available through ISU Extension.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011 - 12:55
Beginning May 24, the Iowa Master Gardener program is once again offering summer webinars on the fourth Tuesday of the month. The topic this year is "Garden Natives and Invasives."
Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 12:50
A new publication from Iowa State University Extension illustrates the “shift up, throttle back” technique to reduce tractor fuel consumption and related expenses.