Articles related to Environment

Wednesday, March 23, 2011 - 13:50

A new publication from Iowa State University Extension illustrates the “shift up, throttle back” technique to reduce tractor fuel consumption and related expenses.

Monday, March 21, 2011 - 16:01

Learn how sap from maple trees is turned into the sweet, pure maple syrup that everyone loves on their pancakes during an Iowa State University Forestry Extension open house.

Tuesday, March 15, 2011 - 09:40

Focus groups will take a look at research and the outlook for organic crops in 2011.

Friday, March 11, 2011 - 10:11

The workshop offers information on several aspects of cover crops, including cost-share programs for cover crop usage.

Wednesday, March 9, 2011 - 11:41

Iowa State University Extension will celebrate Extension Week throughout the state March 21-25, 2011.
 

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 - 18:02

Iowa State University Extension and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will offer workshops in northwest and western Iowa March 29, 30 and 31 featuring environmental issues for feedlots and dairies that are medium-sized concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs).

Wednesday, March 2, 2011 - 11:00

Homegrown Lifestyle is for people living on a large lot or a small acreage with visions of producing food for their own use and practicing land stewardship, but aren't sure how or where to start.

Monday, February 28, 2011 - 14:01

 Iowa State University Extension has scheduled a series of certification workshops in April for people who want to sell morel mushrooms.

Thursday, February 24, 2011 - 10:11

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will co-host a workshop focusing on cover crops at the Clay County Regional Events Center, Spencer, on March 10.