Articles related to Agriculture

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 13:28

Iowa Beef Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up with University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Nebraska Beef Council to offer a Feedlot Roundtable session at five Iowa locations on Thursday, Feb. 9.

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 10:13

A March 3 sub-surface drainage workshop in Eddyville will focus on topics of interest that have emerged around farmland drainage.

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 11:15

Iowa Learning Farms created a publication series with talking points and relevant research findings about a variety of conservation practices to assist landowner and tenant discussions.

Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:35

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a two-day short course Feb. 8-9 focusing on principles of soils, soil fertility and nutrient management to help crop production professionals make more informed decisions.

Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 08:54

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host cover crop workshops this winter in Floyd, Linn, Marion, Sioux and Hardin counties.

Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 13:25

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host its third annual Miscanthus Grower meeting on Jan. 26 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The meeting is intended to update the public about progress with the University of Iowa Biomass Fuel Project and provide new information about miscanthus.

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 10:58

Cereal rye cover crops added to a corn-soybean rotation have little to no negative effect on yield and actually increased soybean yields in seven site-years and corn yield in two-sites years, according to an eight-year study conducted by the Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa.

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 10:08

Six Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will make presentations during the 2017 Hawkeye Farm Show, Feb. 28-March 2 inside the UNI-Dome in Cedar Falls, Iowa.

Friday, January 13, 2017 - 08:53

Fred M. Hall, an Iowa State graduate, is returning to the university as a dairy specialist. He will cover the northwest portion of the state with his office based out of Sioux County.