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Iowa Learning Farms April Webinar to Discuss Prairie Strips in Farm Fields
(Posted on 4/3/2015)
Timothy Youngquist will discuss Iowa State research on converting portions of crop fields into perennial prairie to reduce soil erosion, as well as phosphorous and nitrogen loss, during the Iowa Learning Farms webinar April 15.
Don’t Let Invasive Fruit Fly Ruin Fruit Harvest
(Posted on 3/31/2015)
The half-day workshop,“Combating the Spotted Winged Drosophila Fruit Fly," will be offered April 20 in Iowa City and April 27 in Clarion.
2015 'Friends of Extension' and ISU Extension and Outreach Staff Members Honored
(Posted on 3/13/2015)
The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s honor society, recognized three Friends of Extension during Epsilon Sigma Phi’s annual awards ceremony March 10 at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.
New Extension Field Agronomist Named
(Posted on 3/11/2015)
Meaghan Anderson has joined ISU Extension and Outreach as the field agronomist for eastern Iowa.
Iowa State University Part of Land-Grant Impacts Website Launch
(Posted on 3/3/2015)
A website with examples of how Iowa and the country benefit from teaching, research and extension efforts at Iowa State University and the nation’s other land-grant universities has been launched.
Iowa State Herbicide Guide Offers Strategies to Manage Resistant Weeds
(Posted on 3/2/2015)
Bob Hartzler and Mike Owen, professors of agronomy and ISU Extension and Outreach weed scientists, updated the 2015 Herbicide Guide for Iowa Corn and Soybean Production to reflect the 2014 growing season, product effectiveness and changes in industry offerings.
North Central Iowa Research Association and Iowa State University to Hold Educational Meeting
(Posted on 2/12/2015)
The annual meeting of the North Central Iowa Research Association and educational program of the ISU Northern Research Farm will take place on March 12 at the Duncan Ballroom in Duncan.
Make Plans to Attend the North Iowa Agriculture Summit Feb. 19
(Posted on 2/11/2015)
The North Iowa Agriculture Summit is an opportunity for producers and agriculture professionals to become better informed about what is happening in the industry, to network and share resources.
Lawrence Reappointed As Associate Dean and Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Director
(Posted on 2/9/2015)
John Lawrence has been reappointed to a second five-year term as associate dean for extension in Iowa State University’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and director for agriculture and natural resources for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Iowa Learning Farms February Webinar Focuses on Forage Crops and Grazing
(Posted on 2/4/2015)
The Iowa Learning Farms February webinar will feature Joe Sellers, a beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The free webinar will be live on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m.

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