News Releases

Resilent Ag Conference Now Open to Crop Advisers and Farmers
(Posted on 7/22/2014)
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.
Keep Pigs Comfortable during High Heat and Humidity
(Posted on 7/22/2014)
As the temperature and humidity level rise outside, pork producers need to address animal comfort indoors, according to the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University.
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Muscatine County
(Posted on 7/21/2014)
A larva collected by the Iowa EAB Team from a residential tree in Muscatine has been positively identified as the Emerald Ash Borer by a federal identifier.
ISU Extension and Outreach Publications Examine Retirement Issues
(Posted on 7/21/2014)
The "Retirement: Secure Your Future" series is now available for free download from the ISU Extension and Outreach online store. 
Bus Trip Planned for Beginning and Young Beef Producers
(Posted on 7/18/2014)
Beginning and young Iowa beef producers can get unique networking and educational opportunities from a two-day bus trip to Nebraska planned for early September.
Cattle Feeders Summer Seminar Set for Aug. 11
(Posted on 7/17/2014)
The Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University will help sponsor a Cattle Feeders Summer Seminar next month. 
Yard and Garden: Get the Most from Your Home Potato Growing Experience
(Posted on 7/16/2014)
There is a lot to know about properly growing and storing potatoes. Here are a few tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
4-H Fun and Education Combine in Commodity Carnival Game at Iowa State Fair
(Posted on 7/16/2014)
4-H teen leaders will be helping youth through a new interactive Commodity Carnival game that will be featured at the Iowa State Fair and eight county fairs in Iowa.
Farmland Leasing Meetings Provide Timely Information
(Posted on 7/16/2014)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering farm leasing meetings throughout Iowa during July and August. The three-hour workshops focus on issues related to land values and rental rates,  Iowa’s Water Quality Initiative, and the Agricultural Act of 2014.
Iowa State University Field Days Cater to Gardeners Seeking New Plants
(Posted on 7/16/2014)
Iowa State University’s Research and Demonstration Farms kicks off its series of Demonstration Home Garden Field Days July 21 in southwest Iowa, continuing through Aug. 9.