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July 30, 2014 12:18 PM

In Iowa, local food is fun, but it also is a vehicle for rural economic development, as four new videos from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach show.

July 24, 2014 11:02 AM

Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State and Merck Animal Health are sponsoring an Aug. 12 clinic led by Dr. Tom Noffsinger, a consulting feedyard veterinarian from Nebraska, at the Davis County Fairgrounds in Bloomfield.

July 23, 2014 03:12 PM

Onions, garlic and shallots can add a lot to the home gardening experience. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips for harvesting, drying and storing these popular garden items.

July 22, 2014 10:26 AM

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.

July 22, 2014 10:19 AM

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.

July 21, 2014 01:58 PM

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.

July 21, 2014 01:43 PM

The "Retirement: Secure Your Future" series is now available for free download from the ISU Extension and Outreach online store. 

July 18, 2014 09:45 AM

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.

July 17, 2014 11:36 AM

The Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University will help sponsor a Cattle Feeders Summer Seminar next month. 

July 16, 2014 03:32 PM

There is a lot to know about properly growing and storing potatoes. Here are a few tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

July 16, 2014 01:29 PM

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.

July 16, 2014 11:57 AM

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.

July 16, 2014 11:16 AM

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.

July 16, 2014 10:53 AM

The third annual Urban-Ag Academy conference will be held in Ames from July 17 through July 19.

July 15, 2014 03:50 PM

Some of the nation's leading beef producers, retailers, government officials, NGOs, animal scientists, veterinarians and students will discuss beef cattle welfare this week on Iowa State University's campus.

July 15, 2014 03:28 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach summer interns are making a contribution to Extension and Outreach educational efforts throughout Iowa.

July 15, 2014 08:45 AM

Grazing consultant Jim Gerrish will hold a series of five workshops across Iowa Aug. 18-22 in conjunction with the Iowa Beef Center.

July 14, 2014 04:11 PM

Topics for fruit and vegetable farmers will be covered at the 2014 Fruit and Vegetable field day Monday, Aug. 11.

July 14, 2014 03:00 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) are conducting a live update webinar July 21 on the farm program called Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC).

July 14, 2014 02:14 PM

Water Rocks! hosted its first teacher Summit in June, with Iowa K-12 teachers and high school students from nine school districts congregating in Ames. The group received information about some of the greatest environmental challenges faced today as well as innovative ways to teach about them.

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