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Corn Stover Gains Attention in Iowa for Industrial Uses
(Posted on 4/7/2014)
Producers can learn about engineering, agronomic and financial issues related to corn stover harvest in a new series of fact sheets from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Iowa Senate Resolution Celebrates Cooperative Extension
(Posted on 3/27/2014)
The Iowa Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan resolution March 27 celebrating the 100th anniversary of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System.
Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey Shows Slight Increases for 2014
(Posted on 3/6/2014)
The 2014 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey followed the recent trend of small, but consistent increases in rates each year. The survey is available at your county extension office, from the Extension Online Store or on the Ag Decision Maker website.
Charles Brown Joins ISU Extension and Outreach
(Posted on 3/6/2014)
Charles Brown, of rural Ottumwa, joined Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Feb. 24 as a farm management specialist serving the 12-county southeast Iowa agricultural community.
ISU Extension and Outreach and Northern Iowa Research Farm Association Sponsor Educational Meeting
(Posted on 3/3/2014)
The annual meeting and educational program of the North Iowa Research Farm will take place on Thursday, March 13 at the Heartland Museum in Clarion, Iowa. Those planning to attend are encouraged to pre-register by March 7.
Value Added Ag Annie’s Project Course Begins March 7
(Posted on 2/19/2014)
A special value added agriculture Annie’s Project course is coming to Ames in March. The course covers five areas of agricultural risk: financial, human resources, legal, marketing and production.
Annie’s Project: Boone County Farmer Shares Her Story
(Posted on 2/19/2014)
Annie's Project helped Nicole Jonas write a business plan and add value to her farm business. The classes "made me realize things I needed to be doing or be doing better on Red Granite Farm and helped me focus on it as a real business,” Jonas said.
Producers Invited to Learn More about Feedlot Software
(Posted on 2/10/2014)
Northeastern Iowa cattle producers can learn more about an upcoming revision of the Feedlot and Cost Monitoring software at three meetings offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Keys to Conserving Propane for Pork Producers
(Posted on 1/27/2014)
Iowa State University's Jay Harmon offers pork producers some tips for conserving propane this winter.
Training Modules Address Grain Storage Issues Faced by Farmers
(Posted on 1/13/2014)
Crop producers are faced with new grain storage issues as they store increasing amounts of grain for local processing, sometimes storing grain for a full year. A team of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field and campus specialists is working to meet the informational needs farmers have related to grain storage.

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