Thursday, February 6, 2014 - 12:15
Amy Powell was recently hired to help develop an online curriculum to teach youth in 4-H about raising livestock. The new Extension and Outreach position of 4-H livestock specialist will work with Department of Animal Science professors to ensure the information is scientifically sound.
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 17:21
ISU Extension and Outreach is offering two meetings for producers wanting to learn more about genomic-enhanced EPDs, how to implement $Value Indexes into selection methods, and estrus synchronization program options.
Monday, January 27, 2014 - 12:04
Iowa State University's Jay Harmon offers pork producers some tips for conserving propane this winter.
Friday, January 24, 2014 - 09:43
The five-year Iowa Learning Farms project is commemorating 10 years in 2014.
Tuesday, January 21, 2014 - 09:55
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a two-day crop production short course Feb. 18-19 focusing on principles of soils, soil fertility and nutrient management. Registration is limited to 40 participants; pre-registration is required and must be made by Feb. 11.
Friday, January 17, 2014 - 12:37
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Field Crop Scout School on Saturday, March 8 at the Scheman Continuing Education Building and a supplemental field scouting basics class in May at the Field Extension Education Laboratory.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014 - 09:32
The successful pork industry distance education programs SowBridge and PorkBridge are scheduled to begin in early February. Registrations are still being accepted.
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 12:25
Crop producers are faced with new grain storage issues as they store increasing amounts of grain for local processing, sometimes storing grain for a full year. A team of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field and campus specialists is working to meet the informational needs farmers have related to grain storage.
Monday, January 13, 2014 - 10:26
Extension services in four states have teamed up to offer the 2014 Driftless Region Beef Conference Jan. 30 to 31 at the Grand River Convention Center in Dubuque. The Driftless Beef Conference will focus on efficient and economic beef and forage production.
Friday, January 10, 2014 - 13:59
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers classes designed for farm women with an interest in being better business partners and owners. Several different types of classes are being offered across the state during the coming year.