Articles related to Agriculture

Monday, January 26, 2015 - 17:19

Cattle feeders, order buyers and bankers now have a tool from the Iowa Beef Center to help them make cattle buying decisions.

Tuesday, January 20, 2015 - 11:39

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released its annual publication titled Estimated Costs of Crop Production in Iowa – 2015. It is intended to help farmers determine their own potential 2015 crop costs per acre and per bushel.

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 - 10:33

Seven February meetings are scheduled across the predominant cow-calf sector of Iowa to address the complexity of semen and bull selection.

Monday, January 12, 2015 - 10:51

Six publications in the series “Ethanol Coproducts for Beef Cattle” offer the latest information based on research and demonstration projects, and all are available for download from the Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 12:20

The newly revised Right-of-Way, Category 6 manual is available for Iowa’s commercial and public pesticide applicators through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 10:45

The popular Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference has provided timely, accurate and important information to Iowa’s beef cattle industry for more than 40 years; now that information is provided at no charge thanks to a cooperative effort with KIIC Radio.

Wednesday, January 7, 2015 - 10:22

To hear more about these as well as other timely topics presented by prominent figures in the beef industry, producers are encouraged to register soon for the Driftless Beef Conference that runs from 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 22 through 11:45 a.m. Friday, Jan. 23.

Tuesday, January 6, 2015 - 09:32

Register by Jan. 16 for SowBridge and PorkBridge, distance education programs for specific segments of the pork industry through Iowa State University.

Friday, January 2, 2015 - 16:02

Average Iowa farmland value is now estimated to be $7,943 per acre—a drop in value of $773, or 8.9 percent, per acre. Land values were determined by the Iowa Land Value Survey, which was conducted in November by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University.