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Monday, February 9, 2015 - 12:43

John Lawrence has been reappointed to a second five-year term as associate dean for extension in Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director for agriculture and natural resources for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 15:53

Iowa pork producers are invited to learn more about disease preparedness and traceability, development and implementation of common industry audits, and swine health research at 2015 Iowa Pork Regional Conferences.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 11:25

The professional development journey of Iowa’s women in agriculture comes with specific needs. ISU Extension and Outreach offices throughout the state offer a variety of Annie’s Project courses to meet those needs.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 13:16

ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a specialized Annie's Project course on value added agriculture farm business plan development. The course, specifically for women, will be held in Ames.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 - 12:35

Designed for beginning crop scouts, ISU Extension and Outreach's Field Crop Scout School features sessions on crop growth and development, weed, disease and insect identification, and scouting methods and techniques.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:39

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released its annual publication titled Estimated Costs of Crop Production in Iowa – 2015. It is intended to help farmers determine their own potential 2015 crop costs per acre and per bushel.

Friday, January 2, 2015 - 16:02

Average Iowa farmland value is now estimated to be $7,943 per acre—a drop in value of $773, or 8.9 percent, per acre. Land values were determined by the Iowa Land Value Survey, which was conducted in November by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University.

Friday, December 19, 2014 - 15:35

A team of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists have developed an online tool to help livestock and poultry producers compare odor mitigation techniques that could be useful on their farms.

Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:10

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.