Monday, October 17, 2016 - 14:30
Final data on 2015 county level yields was recently released by the USDA Farm Service Agency. This is the final information needed for calculating payment rates under the Agriculture Risk Coverage-County (ARC-CO) program.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 13:13
The 2016 Ag Chemical Dealer Update meetings are Nov. 22 in Iowa City and Dec. 7 in Ames. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will provide the most up-to-date recommendations and address future crop production challenges.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 - 08:59
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the 2016 Iowa Aquaculture Conference on Nov. 17 to provide farmers information about Iowa’s newest livestock industry.
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 13:44
Rainy periods like this fall test the integrity of ponds and there isn’t much you can do solve problems in the middle of a downpour. The best course of action is proper construction.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 15:48
Farmers, crop consultants and those interested are encouraged to attend the Palmer amaranth identification workshop on Oct. 3 near Chariton, hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field agronomists Rebecca Vittetoe and Aaron Saeugling.
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 14:30
A new report from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach examines the financial performance of Iowa farm businesses in 2015. Economist Alejandro Plastina used farm level data for the analysis of farm income, wealth, financial liquidity, farm size, enterprise mix, financial structure, financial performance and efficiency and farm program payments.
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 20, 2016 - 12:21
Families with land in 13 northern Iowa counties shared their family stories at the Iowa Land Grant Legacy celebration at the Clay County Fair Sept. 16. These families are the first in Iowa to know of their connection to Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy – a project initiated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 10:32
Sept.18-24 is National Farm Safety and Health Week, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wants farmers to focus their attention on potential slips and falls, which can be linked to serious injuries.
Monday, September 12, 2016 - 16:57
The Iowa Farm Safety and Health Week will be held Sept. 18-24 in conjunction with the National Farm Safety and Health Week. This year’s theme is “Farm Safety…A Legacy to be Proud Of."