Articles related to Environment

Tuesday, August 9, 2011 - 15:39

A manure management and runoff control demonstration to review low-cost options for small to medium size beef and dairy feedlot operations will be held at the ISU Armstrong Research Farm near Lewis.

Monday, August 8, 2011 - 08:00

Iowa Learning Farms (ILF), Iowa State University (ISU) Research and Demonstration Farms and ISU Extension are hosting a field day at the ISU Agricultural Engineering and Agronomy Farm, near Ames, Aug. 25, from 9 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. The field day will feature strip-tillage and precision agriculture technology.

Monday, July 11, 2011 - 13:45

The 2011 North American Manure Expo will be July 20 in Norfolk, Neb. at the Northeast Community College Agricultural Complex.

Monday, July 11, 2011 - 10:24

Terry Steinhart, Iowa State University Extension livestock specialist recently spent a week at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan. He was one of four U.S. extension trainers at the “Strengthening Extension Skills of Young Professionals in Afghanistan and Pakistan” workshop.

Friday, July 8, 2011 - 09:43

Chris Mondak became assistant director for Iowa State University Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources July 6, 2011. Mondak has served as ISU Extension dairy specialist since 2000.

Friday, July 8, 2011 - 09:12

The field day will include a complimentary dinner, and information about strategies for no-till as well as information about incorporating perennial vegetation to enhance no-till. The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 14:44

Iowa Learning Farms will sponsor a strip-tillage and cover crop management field day at the Ann Smeltzer Charitable Trust Farm, south of Otho in Webster County, on Wednesday, July 20, from 6-8 p.m. The field day is free, includes a complimentary dinner and the public is invited to attend.

Thursday, July 7, 2011 - 11:43

Tractor operations represent a significant portion of annual on-farm fuel costs. A new publication from Iowa State University Extension discusses tractor test data to consider when leasing or purchasing a tractor.

Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 11:12

Field day attendees will see no-till corn following corn, no-till corn following soybean, and no-till soybean following corn. They also hear about strategies for no-till and cover crop management.