News Releases

New Sulfur Fertilizer Recommendations for Iowa’s Planting Season
(Posted on 4/24/2015)
Sulfur Management for Iowa Crop Production, a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication, provides a summary of research efforts and guidance on sulfur fertilization and application needs.
Attend May Beef Management Workshops for Cattle Producers
(Posted on 4/24/2015)
Beef producers are invited to attend one of two Spring 2015 Beef Management Workshops being held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Madison and Henry counties during May.
Comito Honored with a National Wetlands Award
(Posted on 4/23/2015)
Jacqueline Comito, director of the Iowa Learning Farms and Water Rocks! programs at Iowa State University, is a recipient of the National Wetlands Awards - an honor bestowed by the Environmental Law Institute, Washington, D.C.
Yard and Garden: Plant Tomatoes in Spring
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
Tomatoes are a popular part of many Iowa gardens, and with spring here, the time to plant them is approaching. But when is too early to plant? Where should they be planted? Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.
ISU Extension Workshop Offered for Crop Scouts
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
Field Scouting Basics Workshop is a half-day course designed for beginning-level crop scouts. It provides hands-on, in-field experience to prepare for the 2015 growing season.
Crop Scouting Competition 2015 Is Open for Enrollment
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
High school age students have an opportunity to learn crop-scouting skills and integrated pest management basics by participating in the Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth.
Pesticide Record Keeping Made Easy with Mobile App
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
A new release of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide and Field Records mobile app supports sending emails and printing hardcopies of crop and pesticide application information.
Eggs and Poultry Safe to Eat, Iowa State University Food Safety Specialist Stresses
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.
New Food Safety Webinar Gives Farmers Convenient Training Option
(Posted on 4/21/2015)
Four new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach online classes give vendors and farmers' market managers good agricultural practices for safe food production and handling specific to farmers' markets, with a focus on specialty foods.
Veterinarians 2015 Update on Cattle Industry is May 20
(Posted on 4/17/2015)
The Iowa Beef Center is offering the 21st annual update for Veterinarians on Wednesday, May 20, at the McNay Memorial Research Farm near Chariton.