Articles related to Environment

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 10:27

Iowa Learning Farms begins its fifth year of monthly webinars with Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey. The webinar will be live on a special date and time: Tuesday, Jan. 27 at 4 p.m. 

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 11:20

The newly revised Right-of-Way, Category 6 manual is available for Iowa’s commercial and public pesticide applicators through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 09:10

Many Iowa farmers believe they have identified pesticide resistance on the land they farm, and most are concerned that herbicide-resistant weeds and pesticide-resistant insects will become a problem, according to a new report from the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 08:30

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in Appanoose, Lucas, Mahaska, Marion and Monroe counties in southern Iowa.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 14:54

When Laura Elsinger of Guttenberg, Iowa, was considering a career change to organic agriculture last summer, an announcement for an Iowa State University online course claimed her attention. So she decided to participate in the course, “Transitioning to Organic Agriculture.”

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:29

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training Jan. 6 at locations in Iowa, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 12:04

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a two-hour workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2015. These workshops are offered in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 11:45

Beef producers can learn about the sustainability of the beef industry and how it impacts their operation at the Driftless Region Beef Conference, Jan. 22-23, 2015 in Dubuque, Iowa.

Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 08:16

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 11:30 a.m. The presenter is Ingrid Gronstal Anderson with the University of Iowa’s Biomass Fuel Project.