Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 10:06
The small farm sustainability program is re-introducing the ISU Extension and Outreach Acreage Living newsletter in an online format. Those living on small farms and acreages will find valuable resources in the newsletter, on the website and in future online courses offered by the program.
Monday, September 15, 2014 - 13:42
Dairy and beef producers attending manure management field days will see various systems at work. Northwest Iowa field days are Oct. 1 and 2; northeast Iowa field days are Oct. 8, 9, 14 and 16.
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 14:43
Tractor fuel expenses can add up quickly during fall and spring field work. Results of a tractor fuel case study measuring fuel consumption for field work including disking, plowing and planting now are available.
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 14:16
Farmers can learn about crops, grazing research and current beef research from Iowa State University at the annual fall field day of the McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm.
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 10:31
Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey and farmer Nate Anderson were guest experts in the Farm Progress Show tent organized by Iowa State University. They shared their management strategy experiences and listened as farmers talked about management practices for their own farms.
Monday, August 25, 2014 - 15:54
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides several resources to help farmland owners and operators make a one-time election of a commodity program from 2014-18 connected with the Agricultural Act of 2014.
Thursday, August 21, 2014 - 08:38
The complexity of crop production decision-making is escalated by issues that have Iowa farmers concerned about pesticide resistance. Visit the Iowa State University tent at the Farm Progress Show Aug. 26-28 to meet Iowa State researchers and specialists working in the area of pest resistance.
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - 08:04
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 - 13:58
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 - 09:26
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.