Articles related to Environment

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:45

Beef producers can learn about the sustainability of the beef industry and how it impacts their operation at the Driftless Region Beef Conference, Jan. 22-23, 2015 in Dubuque, Iowa.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 09:16

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 11:30 a.m. The presenter is Ingrid Gronstal Anderson with the University of Iowa’s Biomass Fuel Project.

Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 16:07

The Useful to Usable (U2U) climate initiative recently launched a new online decision support tool, Corn Split N, that helps farmers and farm advisors manage the application of in-field nitrogen for maximum crop yields and minimum environmental damage.

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 10:59

The Pest Management and the Environment Program (PME) at Iowa State University, recently changed its name to Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 12:36

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

Friday, November 7, 2014 - 10:44

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 - 17:38

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

Tuesday, November 4, 2014 - 09:37

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 - 11:34

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