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New Tool Evaluates Options for Reducing Odors In Livestock Operations
(Posted on 12/19/2014)
A team of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists have developed an online tool to help livestock and poultry producers compare odor mitigation techniques that could be useful on their farms.
Farmers Are Concerned about Pesticide Resistance
(Posted on 12/18/2014)
Many Iowa farmers believe they have identified pesticide resistance on the land they farm, and most are concerned that herbicide-resistant weeds and pesticide-resistant insects will become a problem, according to a new report from the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.
Farmland Values Fall from Historic High
(Posted on 12/18/2014)
Average Iowa farmland value is now estimated to be $7,943 per acre—a drop in value of $773, or 8.9 percent, per acre. Land values were determined by the Iowa Land Value Survey, which was conducted in November by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University.
Tips Help Small Farm Owners Prepare for Winter
(Posted on 12/17/2014)
Acreage Living online newsletter offers timely information. In the December issue, specialists give insights on how to protect acreage landscaping and optimize home energy use during the winter.
Land Value Survey News Conference to be Held Dec. 18
(Posted on 12/4/2014)
Results of the 2014 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University will be announced at a news conference Dec. 18 at 10 a.m.
Free Online Tool Helps Growers with Split Nitrogen Application Decisions
(Posted on 12/4/2014)
The Useful to Usable (U2U) climate initiative recently launched a new online decision support tool, Corn Split N, that helps farmers and farm advisors manage the application of in-field nitrogen for maximum crop yields and minimum environmental damage.
Iowa MarketReady Program Helps Food Producers Reach Beyond Local Consumers
(Posted on 12/1/2014)
Farmers interested in expanding their distribution to local markets will benefit from a one-day training in January with the Iowa MarketReady program.
Crop Advantage Series Provides Latest Crop Production Information across Iowa
(Posted on 11/17/2014)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer the Crop Advantage Series to producers at 13 locations across Iowa during January.
Farmers Offered Guidance on Upcoming Farm Bill Decisions
(Posted on 11/17/2014)
Upcoming Iowa State University Extension and Outreach meetings will provide guidance for Iowa farmland owners and operators reviewing options under the Agricultural Act of 2014, commonly known as the Farm Bill. Farmland owners and operators must make decisions on base acre and yield updates along with choosing an Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage commodity program.
Webinars Celebrate Women’s Roles in Farming
(Posted on 11/10/2014)
In both subtle and obvious ways, the changing roles of farm and ranch women are influencing American agriculture and global food security. To tell the story of farm and ranch women’s changing roles, the new Women in Ag Learning Network is hosting a series of three webinars beginning on Nov. 18.

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