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Dairy Experts to Discuss Market Outlook and Price Volatility

Fri, 08/14/2020 - 11:42
dairy cattle.

Gain insight into the dairy market and price volatility in Aug. 25 webinar supported by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

No-till Cover Crop Benefits to Be Featured During Webinar

Fri, 08/14/2020 - 11:06
Soil sampling.

Cover crops in a no-till system will be featured in the Aug. 19 webinar from Iowa Learning Farms. [node:read-more:link]

Apple Season in Iowa Offers Nutritious Opportunities

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 09:26
apples in tree.

Learn about apple harvest and preparation tips in this new video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Free Crop Marketing Strategies Webinar on Aug. 13 from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 13:11
Steve Johnson.

A free webinar on crop marketing strategies will be presented Thursday, Aug. 13 at 7 p.m. Steve Johnson, farm management specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will review the latest USDA supply/demand report and methodology used to estimate crop yields. [node:read-more:link]

Benning Named Assistant Director of Ag and Natural Resources

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 14:00
Jamie Benning.

Jamie Benning is the new assistant director of Agriculture and Natural Resources with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

New Bioeconomy Research Farm to be Featured during Aug. 12 Webinar

Fri, 08/07/2020 - 13:00
Emily Heaton.

Learn about the Sustainable Advanced Bioeconomy Research farm at Iowa State University. [node:read-more:link]

Online Interactive Course: Preventive Controls for Animal Food

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 16:23
Feed mills by xreflex/

A first-of-its-kind, all-online course will occur Aug. 18-19 leading to Food Safety Preventive Controls Alliance (FSPCA) designation as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual for the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Preventive Controls for Animal Food rule. The registration deadline is midnight on Aug. 11. [node:read-more:link]

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Sac County

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 08:30
Emerald Ash Borer Side View by moneycue_canada/

The exotic emerald ash borer has been detected in Sac County for the first time. EAB larvae were removed from underneath the bark of a tree in rural Schaller. [node:read-more:link]

Summer Squash Is a Versatile Vegetable in Iowa Gardens

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 14:35
summer squash thumbnail.

The nutrition/wellness and horticulture teams with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach continue the quickinar videos talking about summer squash. [node:read-more:link]

Yard and Garden: Harvesting and Storing Onions

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 12:52
onions growing.

Learn how to properly harvest, cure and store homegrown onions with advice from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Virtual Food Systems Certifications to Be Offered Online

Tue, 08/04/2020 - 14:43
community foods.

Food systems practitioners will have four professional development opportunities offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Welcome to Class Podcast Back for Second Season

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 15:32
podcast participant.

A podcast series for ag educators is being offered by the Integrated Pest Management program at Iowa State University. [node:read-more:link]

COVID Ag Updates Will Focus on Resilience

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 14:28
Female farmer working on tractor by JackF/

COVID Recovery Iowa, in collaboration with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is hosting COVID Ag Updates: Focus on Resilience. These 60-minute weekly updates from agriculture specialists will be held via Zoom on Monday evenings in August and September. [node:read-more:link]

Fencing and Grazing Clinic Offers Technology, Tours and Tools

Mon, 08/03/2020 - 11:02
beef cattle grazing.

Learn about fencing and grazing options at this upcoming clinic from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Oxbow Wetland Restorations the Topic of Upcoming Webinar

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 15:08

An Aug. 5 webinar from Iowa Learning Farms will cover what is involved with restoring oxbow wetlands in Iowa. [node:read-more:link]

Beef Quality Assurance Training Set for Aug. 13 in Ames

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 11:45
beef cattle.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Beef Quality Assurance training opportunity. [node:read-more:link]

New Publication Describes Basics of Low Stress Cattle Handling

Fri, 07/31/2020 - 09:51
beef cattle.

The Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University is offering tips on how to reduce cattle-handling stress. [node:read-more:link]

Farm Succession and Estate Planning Workshops Set for August

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 14:34
estate planning.

Two farm succession and estate planning workshops, from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will help farm families begin conversations and start putting transition plans on paper.   [node:read-more:link]

Wetland Opportunities Webinar Planned with Iowa Learning Farms

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 14:13

An Aug. 6 webinar with Iowa Learning Farms will include a discussion on water quality and nutrient reduction. [node:read-more:link]

Tomato Time Is Here for Iowa Gardeners

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 09:00

Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tomato information for gardeners. [node:read-more:link]