Articles related to Agriculture

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 13:28

ISU Research and Demonstration Farm research is being conducted on crops and soil health, cover crops, water quality and drainage. They host field days to give the public a chance to see research projects in progress and to meet those involved in the research.

Thursday, May 26, 2016 - 08:30

Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop field day Wednesday, June 15, from 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Kelly and Irene Tobin’s farm, in rural New Market.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:41

Forgoing mowing in spring and delaying summer mowing allows sufficient time for Iowa’s breeding pheasants, quail, meadowlarks and 16 other common species of grassland-nesting birds to raise their young in nests they build during this time of the year.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 08:31

A weed and brush management field day June 22 will look at crops following cover crops and the latest on handling area weed pressures.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 08:24

A June 21 weed and brush field day will focus on control of  Sericea Lespedeza, a prevalent weed in southern Iowa that is becoming a bigger issue for producers.

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:27

The 2016 Applied Reproductive Strategies in Beef Cattle Workshop will highlight the latest information on reproductive technologies in beef cattle.

Monday, May 23, 2016 - 13:09

The preventive controls and animal food safety plans course is a three-day program for individuals responsible for animal feed and feed ingredient safety at milling and processing facilities.

Friday, May 20, 2016 - 08:44

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program will host the sixth annual Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth on Aug. 2 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory in Boone at 1928 240th St.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 13:56

Iowa Learning Farms will host a cover crop and strip-tillage field day on Wednesday, June 8, from 5:30-8 p.m. at Bob and Linda Lynch’s farm, in rural Gilmore City. The event is free and open to the public, and includes a complimentary meal.