Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 09:46
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has scheduled three North Central Iowa meetings in early September to respond to producer questions related to the late spring, dry summer and slow crop development.
Friday, August 9, 2013 - 11:12
Iowa State University economists are cautioning farmers to be prepared for a potential downturn in the values of commodities and land.
Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 14:25
Iowa Learning Farms will host a field day and pasture walk at Triple C Farms near Leon on Wednesday, July 24. The event will begin at 6 p.m. and focus on pasture improvement.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 13:43
Margaret Van Ginkel, coordinator for Iowa Concern hotline – a service made available through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recommends actions that help prevent stress from taking over your life. Most important is to talk out your problems.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 11:16
As a result of a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling, those who sign a Conservation Reserve Program contract, whether they are involved in a farm business or just own the land, will find their CRP payments subject to self-employment tax.
Tuesday, June 25, 2013 - 08:57
Farm tenants and land owners are invited to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach farmland leasing meetings during July and August. The 3-hour workshops are designed to assist landowners, tenants and other agri-business professionals with current issues related to farmland ownership, management and leasing agreements.
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 - 09:19
The Iowa State University Farm Energy project will air its annual Farm Energy Webinar on June 25, from 10-11 a.m.
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 13:59
Crop and livestock producers can learn about issues and strategies to prepare for fall by attending informational meetings hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Crop weather and market outlook meetings will be held at five locations the last week of June; there is no charge to attend.
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 - 09:03
New opportunities exist for harvesting corn stover in support of central Iowa cellulosic ethanol plant biomass feedstock needs. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a meeting at the Hubbard Golf and Recreation Club on July 9 to address emerging stover harvest opportunities.
Tuesday, June 4, 2013 - 08:54
The frequent rains that have soaked Iowa this year have left many corn and soybean fields unplanted or with flooded areas. Many producers are wondering what options they have under their multiple peril crop insurance (MPCI) policies.