Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 09:04
Farmers who visit the Iowa State University exhibit at the Farm Progress Show can visit with farmers who practice ways to improve water quality, including Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey.
Friday, August 15, 2014 - 14:58
Exhibits in the Iowa State tent, located at the corner of Center and Seventh Avenues of the Farm Progress Show, contain information related to best management practices for improving water quality and pest resistance, and information about Iowa State's involvement in protecting crops against pest resistance and state efforts to improve water quality. Demonstration plots outside the tent offer a look at biomass and cover crops.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 10:26
Farmers and crop advisers throughout the upper Midwest are encouraged to attend the Resilient Agriculture Conference Aug. 5-7, in person at Ames, Iowa, or online.
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 09:45
Beginning and young Iowa beef producers can get unique networking and educational opportunities from a two-day bus trip to Nebraska planned for early September.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:57
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering farm leasing meetings throughout Iowa during July and August. The three-hour workshops focus on issues related to land values and rental rates, Iowa’s Water Quality Initiative, and the Agricultural Act of 2014.
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 10:53
The third annual Urban-Ag Academy conference will be held in Ames from July 17 through July 19.
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 15:50
Some of the nation's leading beef producers, retailers, government officials, NGOs, animal scientists, veterinarians and students will discuss beef cattle welfare this week on Iowa State University's campus.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 16:11
Topics for fruit and vegetable farmers will be covered at the 2014 Fruit and Vegetable field day Monday, Aug. 11.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 15:00
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) are conducting a live update webinar July 21 on the farm program called Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC).
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 - 08:54
Iowa Learning Farms will host a "Benefits of Strip-Tillage" field day near Primghar on June 23. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.