Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 12:41
Forgoing mowing in spring and delaying summer mowing allows sufficient time for Iowa’s breeding pheasants, quail, meadowlarks and 16 other common species of grassland-nesting birds to raise their young in nests they build during this time of the year.
Friday, May 13, 2016 - 08:57
The 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll asked farmers about their willingness to consider planting milkweed and other wildflowers to help improve monarch habitat in the state. Forty-two percent responded that they would consider planting or improving monarch habitat on their land.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 14:42
Gary Wright, an Iowa State alumnus with extensive experience in agricultural finance and production, has joined the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach team as a farm management specialist.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 - 09:13
Northwest Iowa beef producers are invited to learn about the feedlot assessment process at one of four field days offered through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach this summer.
Monday, May 9, 2016 - 13:06
For the third consecutive year rental rates for Iowa farmland declined, according to results from the 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 14:42
Livestock producers and service providers will receive training on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index in nutrient management and manure management plans at June 2 workshop.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 13:27
The 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll asked farmers why, despite long-term efforts from state and federal governments, land grant universities, farmer groups and others, agriculture still has soil erosion and water quality impairment issues.
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 - 14:14
The June 17 Silage for Beef Cattle Conference will capitalize on the resurgence of silage in beef diets.
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 - 08:44
Understanding what motivates farmers to implement soil and water conservation practices was a goal of the 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 08:45
An article in the April issue of Ag Decision Maker shares study findings that examine how landholdings perform in relation to other markets, in this particular case the stock market.