Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 09:17
This is the time of year when oversized, tall equipment such as portable grain augers and combines are moved from place to place on the farmstead, ISU Extension and Outreach wants to remind everyone to look up and avoid contact with power lines to prevent farm injuries and deaths.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 13:52
Palmer amaranth has now been confirmed in more than 28 counties in Iowa. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host four meetings in the next two weeks focusing on identification, biology and management of Palmer amaranth in conservation plantings and row crop conditions.
Friday, September 9, 2016 - 14:54
One of the oldest regional cooperative efforts of land-grant universities in the United States, MidWest Plan Service (MWPS) continues to provide research-based, peer-reviewed and unbiased publications that supports the outreach mission of Iowa State University.
Tuesday, September 6, 2016 - 13:44
A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach titled "Crop Rotations, Composting and Cover Crops for Organic Vegetable Production" provides detailed information on those three important aspects of organic production.
Friday, September 2, 2016 - 13:48
Results of the Iowa DNR annual August Roadside Survey showed little change in gamebird populations from last year. Previous results have shown population declines in most years of the survey’s 55-year history.
Monday, August 29, 2016 - 09:34
Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a soil health and cover crop field day at Black Hawk Lake in Lake View on Thursday, Sept. 15.
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 15:40
Iowa State University researchers are seeking feedback from Iowa farmers willing to test an early online version of a tool to better understand the costs of implementing nutrient management and soil conservation practices.
Monday, August 22, 2016 - 09:02
Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Eastern Iowa Airport, University of Iowa and the STRIPS project, will host a field day on Thursday, Sept. 8. The 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. field day near Cedar Rapids is free and open to the public.
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 16:19
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will cover the basics of imagery, farm pond management and the new online yield forecasting tool at the annual fall field day Sept. 8 at the ISU Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville, Iowa.
Friday, August 19, 2016 - 16:13
Cover crops, corn rootworms and water quality topics will highlight the fall field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm.