Monday, December 5, 2016 - 10:17
Traditional gardens require planting in the spring and attention in the summer before yielding a harvest. But gardening in January? It’s possible through aquaponics. Learn how at a workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:24
Final results of Iowa’s Official Variety Trials are now available to the public at www.croptesting.iastate.edu. View all entrants, the hybrids or varieties entered and the districts and tests in which the entries were placed.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 09:14
The real world of crop markets is reflected in the website Iowa Commodity Challenge, developed by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Farm Bureau. Website users can explore how various tools work – without putting their actual money on the table.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 08:48
Farmer requests for a quick information on the developmental stages of corn and soybeans led extension specialist Mark Licht t to produce new reference materials.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 14:32
A Certified Crop Adviser (CCA) online review course is being offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to help individuals prepare for the next CCA examination on Feb. 3, 2017.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:32
The design, siting and layout of new practices currently being considered for water quality improvements of farmland drainage will be the focus of a workshop scheduled for Dec. 15 in Fort Dodge, Iowa.
Friday, October 28, 2016 - 12:43
Farmers are reminded to wait until soil temperatures remain below 50 degrees Fahrenheit before applying anhydrous ammonia (NH3) fertilizer this fall.
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 14:14
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Dry Run Creek Watershed and Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host a cover crop field day Thursday, Nov. 17. The 12-2 p.m. field day near Cedar Falls is free and open to the public
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 07:51
Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa, will host a cover crop grazing field day Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Kellie and AJ Blair’s farm, rural Dayton.
Monday, October 24, 2016 - 08:38
Registration remains open for 16th annual Iowa Organic Conference to be held Nov. 13-14 in Iowa City.