Tuesday, January 5, 2016 - 10:10
On Thursday Jan. 21, John Lawrence and Jacqueline Comito will discuss the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy and the challenges of meeting the goals of reduced nitrogen and phosphorus loss from Iowa.
Tuesday, December 15, 2015 - 15:11
When Iowa farmers believe the benefits of planting cover crops outweigh the risks, they’re more likely to adopt this practice, new Iowa State University research shows.
Friday, December 11, 2015 - 10:08
The Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University has funded 11 new projects related to water quality.
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 - 12:32
Tuesday, December 8, 2015 - 16:09
Even though the weather has been unseasonably mild, winter is in the air and snow is inevitable. Rural landowners can be better prepared to deal with drifting snow if they erect snow fences, according to Greg Brenneman, agricultural and biosystems engineering specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 09:54
Jacklyn Gautsch, natural resources biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will discuss Iowa DNR’s Wetland Monitoring Program during the monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 17:20
Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Rapid Creek Watershed Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 6 -8:30 p.m. at the Morse Community Club in Iowa City. The event is free and open to the public and includes a complementary meal.
Monday, November 23, 2015 - 17:09
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 - 09:17
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 - 10:24
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.