Thursday, December 13, 2012 - 08:25
Nine women involved in value-added agriculture graduated on Dec. 3 from a special Annie’s Project workshop sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and held in Boone. At graduation, each woman had a business plan created by applying information they received during the course.
Tuesday, December 11, 2012 - 08:35
Average Iowa farmland value is estimated to be $8,296 per acre, an increase of 23.7 percent from 2011, according to results of the Iowa Land Value Survey conducted in November. This is the third year in a row where values have increased more than 15 percent. The 2012 values are historical peaks.
Monday, December 10, 2012 - 14:47
Three informational meetings regarding the recently released Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy will be held in Denison, Ames and Waterloo the week of Dec. 17.
Thursday, November 29, 2012 - 11:56
A news conference to announce the results of the 2012 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by Iowa State University is scheduled for 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 11. The news conference will be held at the Extension 4-H Youth Building, at the corner of 13th Street and Stange Road on the north edge of the Iowa State campus.
Monday, November 26, 2012 - 09:22
The 2013 Crop Advantage Series offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be held at 13 Iowa locations during January. Crop Advantage meetings provide crop producers with the most current information necessary for making profitable decisions for the upcoming growing season.
Monday, November 19, 2012 - 10:23
Governor Branstad asks for public comment on a nutrient reduction strategy developed over a two-year period by the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Iowa State University.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 08:10
Various aspects of farmland drainage is the topic of a Dec. 12 workshop at Manatt Community Center in Brooklyn. The program begins at 9 a.m. and will adjourn at 3:30 p.m. Advanced registration is recommended.
Monday, November 12, 2012 - 07:37
Kevin Lager joined Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as an extension dairy specialist on Nov. 1. Lager will serve the western Iowa dairy region and have an office in the Sioux County Extension Office in Orange City.
Monday, November 5, 2012 - 11:35
Iowa women farmers and ranchers will have additional opportunities to participate in Annie's Project courses, thanks to financial support from Farm Credit Services of America.
Monday, November 5, 2012 - 10:30
The Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar, to be held Wednesday, Nov. 14, at 11:30 a.m., will feature Amy Kaleita, Iowa State University associate professor of agriculture and biosystems engineering. Kaleita will offer a snapshot of the cutting edge and future needs of precision agriculture.