Articles related to Crops

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.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 09:03

Growing hops is critically important to producing beer, the primary product made from the crop. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fruit Specialist Diana Cochran is authoring a series of publications that will provide information on all different aspects of hop production, beginning with "Hop Production 101: Site selection and planting."

Monday, May 16, 2016 - 10:47

The 2016 Iowa State University Weed Science Field Day will be held on June 23 at the Curtiss Farm, located at 2219 520th Avenue, Ames.

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 13:36

The regional Corn Nitrogen Rate Calculator website, which has been helping farmers determine profitable nitrogen rates since 2005, now has a new URL, a revised nitrogen response trial database, and is more user-friendly for mobile devices.

Monday, May 9, 2016 - 13:06

For the third consecutive year rental rates for Iowa farmland declined, according to results from the 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 14:42

Livestock producers and service providers will receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index in nutrient management and manure management plans at June 2 workshop.

Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 09:28

With a steady growth in number of growers incorporating cover crops into their production systems, ISU Extension and Outreach will host a field day May 24 to showcase results from experiments using cereal rye cultivars.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 13:27

The 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll asked farmers why, despite long-term efforts from state and federal governments, land grant universities, farmer groups and others, agriculture still has soil erosion and water quality impairment issues.

Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 08:35

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