Articles related to Agriculture

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:00

The longstanding annual Weed Identification Contest will take place once again this year at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. in front of the John Deere Agriculture Building.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016 - 10:31

The 2016 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop is Sept. 7-8 in Des Moines. Register by Aug. 8 to get the early registration discount. The workshop is designed for cow-calf producers, bovine veterinarians, industry representatives, students and extension personnel.

Friday, July 22, 2016 - 14:00

 The ISU Extension and Outreach dairy team has developed a series of budgets to help dairy producers understand their current financial situation and determine the profitability of their operation.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 08:55

Iowa Learning Farm, in partnership with Clean Water Alliance and Dickinson County Soil and Water Conservation District, will hold a soil health and cover crop field day near Lake Park on Wednesday, Aug. 10 at the Jared and Mary Herbert farm.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 08:24

With over half of Iowa’s farmland under some form of lease agreement, leasing is a key issue for the state’s tenants and landowners. Because of this prominence, ISU Extension and Outreach has made leasing a key component to its educational efforts.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 08:10

Pasture walks at the Iowa State University beef teaching farm and sheep teaching farm scheduled for July offer a great opportunity to learn about the farms' animals, facilities and research.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 08:39

Iowa Learning Farms and farmer partner Mark Thompson will host a strip-tillage and cover crop field day Thursday, July 28. The 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. field day is near Badger.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 08:36

The Aug. 2 field day at the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm near Chariton will focus on grazing opportunities and issues, including sericea infestation, fescue pasture renovation and on-farm cereal rye research.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 08:18

Beef cattle producers, feedlot operators, veterinarians and others who want to increase their knowledge are invited to attend a two-day Master Hoof Care school offered by Iowa State University on Aug. 23-24 at Amana Farms.