Articles related to Farm Management

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 15:48

The 2016 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll examined trends in farming practices and strategies since 2013, the year that the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy was started. The results indicate that farmers are increasing their use of recommended practices and decreasing use of some practices that are not recommended.

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 09:15

The Field Scouting Basics Workshop, designed for beginning-level crop scouts, provides hands-on, in-field experience to crop scouts for the 2017 growing season.

Monday, April 17, 2017 - 12:56

Phil Harris, a national expert on agricultural taxes, has joined Iowa State University’s Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation as a visiting professor.

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 13:22

The Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference, scheduled for May 17 at the Scheman Building, is designed for anyone who has an interest in agricultural land, land management and land valuation.

Friday, April 14, 2017 - 11:23

Andrea Nelson has accepted the position of regional director for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Region 13 serving Dallas, Polk, Madison and Warren counties effective May 1.

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 10:10

Four extension specialists are highlighted in the video “Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases." They show how they are working to keep pests from harming Iowa farmers.

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 09:30

Iowans are beginning to discover their connections to Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy. They’ll have the opportunity to celebrate and share their stories during Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, April 17-22. Iowa’s 100 county extension and outreach offices will host activities throughout the week sharing the legacy and demonstrating how ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 13:29

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has published the Field Crop Scouting book as an online learning tool for students and ag professionals in Iowa. This interactive textbook allows individuals to acquire knowledge about crop scouting topics such as corn and soybean growth stages, insect identification, crop diseases and weed identification through a self-paced, innovative design.

Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 11:50

Jay Harmon has been named the interim associate dean for extension and outreach programs and the interim director of Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Iowa State University.