Articles related to Environment

Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 10:59

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host two cover crops field days in early November. Field days will be held in Amana Nov. 7 and near Plainfield Nov. 12.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 14:25

The 13th Annual Iowa Organic Conference is scheduled for Nov. 17 – 18. The conference will be held in Iowa City at the Iowa Memorial Union.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 10:39

Iowa Learning Farms, along with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a cover crop field day in Storm Lake on Nov. 1.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 13:59

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will host a field day on Wednesday, Oct. 23 from 4 to 6 p.m. at Southeastern Community College, West Burlington. The field day will focus on use of cover crops for erosion control and soil health.

Wednesday, October 9, 2013 - 13:32

Advances in soil-testing research has led Iowa State University Extension agronomists to revise recommendations for phosphorus, potassium and lime.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 08:32

Two informational meetings concerning the presence of emerald ash borer will be held in Cedar Rapids on Nov. 7. The 1 p.m. meeting is for people in the Green Industry and the 6:30 p.m. meeting is for homeowners.

Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 08:16

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Mechanicsville in northern Cedar County, making this the fourth location where the invasive beetle has been found in Iowa.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 14:17

Mark Tomer, research soil scientist at the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, will be the guest presenter during the Iowa Learning Farms' webinar Oct. 16.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 14:46

During National Energy Awareness Month in October, family life specialists talk about getting kids to understand the impacts of their energy use in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.