Crops

Local Highlights

December 15, 2014
 
 Hardin County Extension will be conducting four 2014 Farm Bill Information meetings from Dec. 12 -  Jan. 20.  Presenters will be Kelvin Leibold, Iowa State University Extension Farm Management Field Specialist and Sandy Hoversten, Executive Director for Hardin County Farm Service Agency.    

 

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Farm Bill Flyer

 

 

December 15, 2014
 
Chip Flory, Editorial Director of Pro Farmer, will be the kick-off speaker at the North Central Iowa Crop & Land
 
Stewardship Clinic being held Tuesday, December 30, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., at the Iowa Falls-Alden High School
 
in Iowa Falls.  Flory will address “2015 Ag Outlook”.  Other speakers include Elwynn Taylor, Bob Hartzler, Dan
 
Andersen, Kapil Arora, Mark Johnson, Angie Rieck-Hinz, and Kelvin Leibold and Mark Tomer. 
 
 
 
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Crop Clinic Brochure

 

 

December 21, 2006

Check out the new Ethanol Feeds Newsletter. This newsletter has information on feeding distillers grain to beef cattle.

September 27, 2006

Business Solutions for Farms and Agribusiness from Iowa State University Extension. Outlook Information for Crops and Livestock.

Statewide Resources

  • Entryway to crop production, soil and nutrient management, weed management, and ag weather information.

  • Insecticide evaluation reports and information on specific pests of economic significance to Iowa crop production.

  • Information that protects and enhances the economic value of Iowa’s agriculture and horticulture, by educating growers and the general public about plant diseases and science.

  • Grain handling, agricultural machine design, precision farming systems, soil tillage and management, and agricultural drainage.

  • Your source for comprehensive crop production news and information from Iowa State University specialists and agronomists.

  • The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home.

  • Providing direct, unbiased comparisons of corn hybrids and soybean varieties, in a number of different environments.

  • Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to the importance of improved water and soil quality through conservation farming practices.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • Daily 4” soil temperatures for Iowa counties to assist with crop management decisions and nutrient applications.

  • Knowledge and information that improves the efficiency of traditional commodity grain markets and assists emerging markets for user-specific grains.

  • Educating producers, consumers and policy makers in the research and extension activities in organic agriculture both on-farm and at Iowa State University.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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