Articles related to Environment

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.

Monday, March 21, 2011 - 15:01

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 - 08:40

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