Articles related to Crops

Friday, January 29, 2016 - 15:23

ISU Extension and Outreach will host two educational seminars daily, focusing on challenges and important topics facing farmers during the upcoming planting season.

Thursday, January 28, 2016 - 14:19

Techniques of proper planting and termination, advantages and challenges of specific crops and cover crop species are discussed in a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

Monday, January 25, 2016 - 14:49

Researchers with the Climate and Corn-based Cropping Systems Coordinated Agricultural Project have documented 130 findings, some of which will be explored during a Feb. 11 webinar, open to the public through Iowa State University. The five-year USDA research project, led by Lois Wright Morton, a professor of sociology at Iowa State, is nearing completion.
 

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 14:27

Growing quality transplants will be the topic of a day-long Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop Feb. 18 in Fort Dodge, Iowa.

Friday, January 22, 2016 - 14:20

Sub-surface drainage is an important part of agriculture in Iowa and a day-long workshop on March 11 will focus on topics of interest that have emerged around farmland drainage.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 15:29

An invasive fruit fly known as spotted winged drosophila has made its way to Iowa, forcing growers to change the way they protect their crops. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach commercial horticulture field specialist Joe Hannan recently authored a publication designed to help keep fruit safe from this new garden pest.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 10:08

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Field Crop Scout School on Saturday, Feb. 27, at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames.

Friday, January 15, 2016 - 10:21

A farm just outside Gilmore City is home to Iowa State University’s Agriculture Drainage Research and Demonstration Site, a facility that has been working to further Iowa State University’s water conservation efforts since 1990.

Friday, January 8, 2016 - 14:51

The 31st annual Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association conference will be held Jan. 28-29 in Ankeny, Iowa.