Articles related to Crops

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 08:39

Iowa Learning Farms and farmer partner Mark Thompson will host a strip-tillage and cover crop field day Thursday, July 28. The 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. field day is near Badger.

Tuesday, July 12, 2016 - 08:36

The Aug. 2 field day at the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm near Chariton will focus on grazing opportunities and issues, including sericea infestation, fescue pasture renovation and on-farm cereal rye research.

Friday, July 8, 2016 - 14:38

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will be featured speakers at a central Iowa field day focused on strip-till technologies on Wednesday, July 13, at the Iowa State University Research Farm south of Ames.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 13:28

Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a soil health and cover crop field day at the Jasper County Fair on Tuesday, July 19. The event is free and open to the public.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 11:12

The ISU Extension and Outreach Women in Agriculture program will introduce a special recognition during Farm Progress Show to showcase the lives of eight outstanding Iowa women.

Tuesday, June 28, 2016 - 09:07

A back to the basics cover crop field day is scheduled for Thursday, July 14, 5:30–7:30 p.m. at the Tama Civic Center in Tama. ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will discuss opportunities to add a cover crop following seed corn.

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 15:43

Two new publications specifically for corn and soybean farmers provide easy-to-read disease listings and overviews, basic instructions for using diagnostic and scouting tools, and non-technical management recommendations.

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 15:18

Web platform provides in-season field information and predictions for management decisions.

Monday, June 27, 2016 - 15:17

Anyone with an interest in learning more about the biology, sampling, scouting and management of soybean cyst nematodes is welcome to attend the Soybean Cyst Nematode Clinic on Tuesday, Aug. 23, at Field Extension Education Laboratory in Boone, Iowa.