Articles related to Agriculture

Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 08:54

Erik Potter brings a unique perspective to the Iowa Pork Industry Center’s team of six field specialists, based on his experience in the industry.
 

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 14:12

The annual Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference is set for Jan. 19-20, 2017, at the Iowa State University Alumni Center in Ames. Producers and industry experts will speak on a variety of topics.

Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:24

Final results of Iowa’s Official Variety Trials are now available to the public at www.croptesting.iastate.edu. View all entrants, the hybrids or varieties entered and the districts and tests in which the entries were placed.

Friday, November 18, 2016 - 08:50

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a farm business succession workshop to help farm families begin important conversations and start putting transition plans on paper. The workshop is Feb. 17-18, 2017, in Fort Dodge.

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 11:12

Just a handful of spots remain in the Dec. 14 PQA Plus 3.0 Advisor certification session in Ames. People who would like to attend need to get their applications in soon because there is no walk-in option.
 

Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 08:50

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2017.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 09:14

Cow-calf producers who want to learn more about improving the return from their enterprise are invited to a strategy-focused workshop on Wednesday, Dec. 14. It's the first in a statewide series offered through Iowa Beef Center and ISU Extension and Outreach, and will include a variety of topics that relate to feeding and marketing.
 

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 10:15

Iowa pond owners have available to them a series of three video lectures designed to provide pond management strategies.

Monday, November 14, 2016 - 09:14

The real world of crop markets is reflected in the website Iowa Commodity Challenge, developed by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Farm Bureau. Website users can explore how various tools work – without putting their actual money on the table.