Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 08:24
With over half of Iowa’s farmland under some form of lease agreement, leasing is a key issue for the state’s tenants and landowners. Because of this prominence, ISU Extension and Outreach has made leasing a key component to its educational efforts.
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 08:21
A new beginning farmer program in south central Iowa will help young farmers understand how to assess, manage and modify their financial situations to best fit their needs. The initial session is set for Aug. 4 beginning at the ISU Extension and Outreach Marion County Office at 5:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 15:36
Three ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will participate in the 10th annual Iowa Women in Agriculture Conference later this month, helping educate women from across the state on conservation and water quality practices.
Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 11:12
The ISU Extension and Outreach Women in Agriculture program will introduce a special recognition during Farm Progress Show to showcase the lives of eight outstanding Iowa women.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 15:18
Web platform provides in-season field information and predictions for management decisions.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 13:34
In 2015, ISU Extension and Outreach added the Women in Agriculture program to provide research-based educational programs that expand agricultural enterprise, improve natural resource management, and support the community of women in agriculture.
Monday, June 27, 2016 - 10:53
With the goal of providing information and training on grain handling and storage safety, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has produced a series of online learning modules.
Thursday, June 9, 2016 - 11:03
ISU Extension and Outreach farm management specialists are facilitating farmland leasing meetings during July and August at various times and locations throughout Iowa.
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.