Articles related to Agriculture

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 08:35

Michael Witt joins ISU Extension and Outreach as a field agronomist serving western Iowa.

Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 14:14

The June 17 Silage for Beef Cattle Conference will capitalize on the resurgence of silage in beef diets.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 10:49

The Field Scouting Basics Workshop is a course for beginning corn and soybean crop scouts. The workshop builds on the fundamentals of crop scouting covered during the ISU Extension and Outreach Field Crop Scout School in February.

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 08:44

Understanding what motivates farmers to implement soil and water conservation practices was a goal of the 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

Friday, April 15, 2016 - 08:45

An article in the April issue of Ag Decision Maker shares study findings that examine how landholdings perform in relation to other markets, in this particular case the stock market.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 11:39

The 89th annual Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference, the longest running conference at Iowa State University, will be held May 18 in the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 09:52

Two Spring 2016 Beef Management Workshops are set for Warren and Madison counties in late May. The workshops will focus on new ideas in fescue usage, how marketplace factors will impact cow-calf producers, and antimicrobial resistance and other disease trends.

Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 09:30

The annual “Update for Veterinarians” program features a full day of education and demonstrations focused on beef cattle. The event is May 24 at the Iowa State McNay Research Farm near Chariton.

Monday, April 4, 2016 - 11:02

The regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar is Wednesday, April 20 at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speakers are Wren Almitra, Women, Land & Legacy coordinator, and Tanya Meyer-Dideriksen, NRCS area easement specialist.