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Iowa Nutrient Research Center Spring Seminar Series Highlights Findings from Watersheds around the Country

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 09:16
conservation practices.

Watershed research will be shared during an online series from the Iowa Nutrient Research Center at Iowa State University. The online events begin Jan. 27. [node:read-more:link]

Virtual Farm Bill Meeting Series Planned for 2021

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 11:22
dumping grain into truck.

Learn about farm bill options and decisions in an educational series presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

CropsTV Continues with Live and On-Demand Virtual Content

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 10:10
CropsTV graphic.

CropsTV subscribers can interact live with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists through Feb. 4 [node:read-more:link]

Online Training Helps Local Food Producers Keep Up with Iowa Food Regulations, Licensing and Food Safety for Home Food Production

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 10:37
baked goods and preserves at farmers market by V. J. Matthew/stock.adobe.com.

The Home-based Food Operators Regulations and Food Safety Course now is available online 24/7 from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Virtual Dairy Day to Feature Profitable Practices

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 09:49
dairy cattle.

Dairy experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will present a Virtual Dairy Day Feb. 9. [node:read-more:link]

Private Pesticide Applicator Course Offered Virtually

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 08:50
sprayer equipment.

A statewide private pesticide applicator course will be offered online on Jan. 20 through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

PorkBridge Educational Series Begins Feb. 4

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 12:14
swine in barn.

PorkBridge educational program begins Feb. 4 and offers insight from many experts, including Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Opportunities for Pollinators the Focus of Webinar

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 14:23
pollinating monarch.

Join Trees Forever and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on Jan. 13 for a timely update on pollinators in Iowa. [node:read-more:link]

Resources Available for Community Supported Agriculture

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 09:55
Two farmers posing.

Local foods experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach continue to provide resources for the spike in direct marketing. [node:read-more:link]

Climate Expert to Discuss Drought and Other Potential Challenges for 2021

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 10:40
United States Drought Monitor map.

Join a USDA climatologist and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for a conversation on climate and weather predictions for 2021 on Jan. 20. [node:read-more:link]

Yard and Garden: Growing Orchids at Home

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 10:19
indoor orchids, by snowflake26/stock.adobe.com.

Learn how orchids can help brighten up your home, with expert tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

What Is the Miscanthus Value for Iowa Farmers?

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 09:47
miscanthus harvest.

A biomass crop specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will give an update on growing micanthus. [node:read-more:link]

Virtual MarketReady Class for Producers Begins Feb. 13

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 11:18
Market Ready logo.

Producers intereted in wholesale, retail and institutional market outlets can register for the MarketReady workshop with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Community Food Systems Event to Be Held Online in February

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 09:42
Picture of Todd Manly.

Learn about the latest in community food systems, with online presentations by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, during the annual Iowa State University Community Food Systems Event Feb. 12. [node:read-more:link]

Great Plains Growers Conference Is Online in February

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 09:01
Great Plains conference.

The 2021 Great Plains Growers Conference will be held virtually Feb. 12-13, with expertise from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Fact Sheet Explains Seasonal Differences in Scoring Beef Cows

Thu, 12/31/2020 - 13:57
Scoring beef cows.

A new four-page publication from the Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University has important information for scoring beef cows. [node:read-more:link]

SowBridge Educational Series Begins in February

Thu, 12/31/2020 - 09:48
swine in barn.

This program is designed to improve the understanding and application of tools and techniques in the care of swine. [node:read-more:link]

Preventive Controls for Animal Food Course to be Offered

Wed, 12/30/2020 - 09:56
future Iowa State University feed mill.

Preventive Controls Qualified Individual training is being offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Improve Farm Profitability with Precision Conservation

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 08:53
Josh Divan.

How to improve farm profitability with the use of precision conservation will be the topic of the Iowa Learning Farms webinar on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, at noon. The webinar will feature Josh Divan, precision ag and conservation specialist at Iowa Pheasants Forever. [node:read-more:link]

Best Iowa Wines for Upcoming Holiday Celebrations

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 08:10
Food paired with wine.

Find the right Iowa wine for your seasonal celebrations. Aude Watrelot, Iowa State University assistant professor of enology, offers these helpful tips. [node:read-more:link]

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