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Benefits of Organic Farming the Topic of April 21 Webinar

6 hours 57 min ago
Field of soybeans.

Learn about the soil and water quality benefits of organic farming during a webinar with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

New Tool Helps Food Service Buyers Evaluate On-Farm Food Safety Practices

9 hours 46 min ago
Green beans.

Produce checklist tools from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer practical ways to check food safety practices. [node:read-more:link]

Become an EMTtree: Observe Your Plants to Prevent Problems

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 11:19
Insect damage on plant leaf.

Learn how to conquer disease and insect issues in trees and shrubs during online sessions with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition Provides Opportunity for Hands-on, in-the-Field Learning with ISU Experts

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 09:51
youth team at 2019 Crop Scouting Competition.

The 11th annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth will be held July 26 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory in Boone, Iowa, at 1928 240th St. The in-person event is presented by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program. [node:read-more:link]

Yard and Garden: Starting a Vegetable Garden

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 14:18
Planting a garden.

Learn how to start a home vegetable garden with advice from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Time to Check Those Tree Stakes

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:31
Tree stakes.

This is the perfect time of year to inspect all trees still being supported by stakes, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Failing to do so could damage the trees. [node:read-more:link]

Preparing Iowa Veterans for Careers in Food and Agriculture

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 09:20
Veterans in Ag.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering with Veterans in Agriculture to offer integrated resources for apprenticeships, including on-the-job training and required technical instruction, mentorship and facilitated workshops.  [node:read-more:link]

Iowa 4-H Youth Invited to Iowa State University for Conference

Thu, 04/08/2021 - 09:50
Quest to Be the Best.

The 2021 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference, “Quest to Be Your Best,” will take place June 29-July 1. Approximately 500 teens are expected to converge on the Iowa State University campus for speakers, educational workshops, cultural exploration and service learning. [node:read-more:link]

Growing Hops Is the Topic of April 22 Webinar

Wed, 04/07/2021 - 11:59
hops.

Learn about hops production and usage during an upcoming webinar with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Early Planting Is Possible as Soils Continue to Warm

Tue, 04/06/2021 - 12:02
planting closeup.

Warm soil temperatures may offer an early start to spring planting, but agronomists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach say to be cautious. [node:read-more:link]

Beef Corn Silage Calculator Is Newly Updated

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 14:11
pile of silage.

A free calculator from the Iowa Beef Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides helpful nutrition information for beef rations. [node:read-more:link]

Explore the Water Quality Impact of Cover Crops

Wed, 03/31/2021 - 10:47
cover crops in corn.

Learn about the water quality impact of using cover crops during a virtual field day April 15 with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Learning Farms. [node:read-more:link]

Soil Management Land Valuation Conference to Return in May

Tue, 03/30/2021 - 10:05
Crop scout holding corn plant.

The annual soil management and land valuation conference returns May 19, with expert insight from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Wine Wednesdays to Offer Insight from Iowa Wineries

Tue, 03/30/2021 - 09:39
Wine Wednesday graphic.

Winemakers in northeast Iowa will explain common wines during webinars offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Early Sweet Corn Is Attractive but Comes at a Risk

Mon, 03/29/2021 - 12:31
sweet corn.

Enjoying sweet corn early and abundently requires careful attention to planting temperature and scheduling, according to specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Farmers with Visitors Can Learn to Manage Risk during Free Online Course

Fri, 03/26/2021 - 08:43
Risk management presentation.

Producers will learn practical management techniques to enhance the safety and health of their on-farm visitors, with lessons by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Get a Head Start on Spring Lawn Care

Wed, 03/24/2021 - 14:31
lawn fertilizer application by The Toidi/stock.adobe.com.

Turfgrass specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers these steps to get your lawn off to a good start. [node:read-more:link]

How to Prepare When Applying for a Business Loan

Fri, 03/19/2021 - 10:15
Exchanging cash, by AungMyo/stock.adobe.com.

Learn how to improve your chances of getting a new business loan with this helpful guide from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Custom Rate Survey Shows Costs for Iowa Farming

Thu, 03/18/2021 - 12:30
Cover crops in corn.

Prices paid for tillage, planting, harvesting and more are available in the latest survey from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

Economic Considerations for Cover Crop Adoption

Wed, 03/17/2021 - 10:51
Alejandro Plastina.

Profitability of winter cover crops is the topic of March 24 webinar with Iowa Learning Farms and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. [node:read-more:link]

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