Wednesday, June 15, 2011 - 11:51
A series of Worker Protection Standard (WPS) self-inspection checklists is now available to assist agricultural employers, pesticide dealers and growers to ensure compliance with WPS.
Monday, June 13, 2011 - 12:16
Landowners, tenants and other agri-business professionals with an interest in farmland ownership, management and leasing agreements should plan to attend one of more than 50 farmland leasing meetings scheduled for July and August. The workshops are facilitated by ISU Extension farm management specialists and held all across the state.
Tuesday, May 24, 2011 - 10:21
Managing mono-slope barns to improve air quality and cattle performance will be featured at an open house on June 22. The open house will be at the Ron and Clayton Christensen barn near Royal, Iowa, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thursday, May 12, 2011 - 08:12
Laura Christianson, Ph.D. candidate in the Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering department at Iowa State, will talk about the benefits and challenges of bioreactors during Iowa Learning Farms' May webinar on May 18.
Thursday, May 5, 2011 - 10:14
The ISU Extension 2011 cash rental rate survey for Iowa found that the average cash rent for corn and soybean land in the state for 2011 is $214 per acre, an increase of $30 per acre or 16 percent from a year ago.
Thursday, April 7, 2011 - 15:40
The Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference is May 11 at Iowa State University. The conference will provide updated information for farm managers, rural appraisers, real estate brokers, lenders and others who have an interest in Iowa farmland.
Monday, February 21, 2011 - 17:06
Iowa State University Extension and partners are offering the 2011 Ag Market Outlook Seminars to provide producers with timely information to make the best decisions for their operations.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 14:40
The 2011 Iowa State University (ISU) Animal Industry Report is now available online. The report features a variety of animal industry-related research done at ISU.
Monday, February 14, 2011 - 14:43
A new publication from Iowa State University Extension explains how routine maintenance of farm tractors and small adjustments in day-to-day operations improve fuel efficiency and total energy costs.
Monday, February 14, 2011 - 14:31
Iowa State University Extension will offer a workshop at Letts, Iowa, on owning, leasing and renting farm equipment, and strategies for sharing machinery and labor in farming operations.