Articles related to Environment

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 08:57

Members of the extension crops team from Iowa State University responded to producer questions related to the late spring, dry summer and slow crop development by holding meetings in north central Iowa last week. For the benefit of those not attending the meetings, ISU Extension and Outreach has made video recordings of their presentations available online.

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 14:55

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released a revised publication on how to protect ash trees from Emerald Ash Borer damage. Emerald Ash Borer Management Options, PM 2084, is available for free download from the Extension and Outreach Online Store.

Monday, September 9, 2013 - 14:12

The Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar will be Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 11:30 a.m., and features the new statewide youth campaign “Water Rocks!”

Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 11:00

Water Rocks! is an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program delivering entertaining and engaging activities to inspire kids of all ages to appreciate water resources.

Monday, August 26, 2013 - 13:26

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS) have scheduled an Advanced RUSLE2 workshop for Sept.26 at the Polk County Extension Office in Altoona, Iowa.

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 13:24

The Iowa Water Center announces the theme for their eighth annual Iowa Water Conference, Making Connections – Solving Problems: Water strategies for success in a changing world. The conference will be held March 3 and 4, 2014, at the Scheman Building in Ames, Iowa.

Monday, August 19, 2013 - 09:35

A Sept. 10 field day near Gilmore City at the Drainage Research and Demonstration Project site will focus on agricultural practices that can reduce nutrients leaving the field for better water quality.

Friday, August 16, 2013 - 09:23

Eight high school student teams competed in the third annual Crop Scouting Competition conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on Aug. 1. The Clayton County team won the competition that increases students’ awareness of Iowa agriculture through hands-on learning and teamwork.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 09:41

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship staff members will present information about the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy during the Iowa Learning Farms webinar Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 11:30 a.m.