Environment

Local Highlights

June 17, 2022

Come see us at our new location at 506 W. Milwaukee Street, New Hampton starting June 28th!  

August 8, 2022

The Annual Fall Field Day at the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will run from 1:00 to 4:30 P.M. on Wednesday, August 24th.  

July 14, 2022

Tuesday, July 19th from 1-4 pm at the Borlaug Learning Center

June 8, 2022

Wednesday June 22 Field Day to highlight Plant Protection Strategies, Soil Fertility Management, and Current Weather Trends

January 20, 2022

Preregister before March 2 for spring commercial pesticide applicator Continuing Instruction Course.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

Statewide Resources

  • Forestry information and resources including an interactive tree identification tool, forest health and sick tree resources and emerald ash borer management recommendations.

  • The extension fisheries program offers many educational opportunities and prepares fishery educational materials and programs to meet the needs of clients.

  • Water quality program resources including edge of field and in-field practices.

  • Providing Iowans with an independent, authoritative voice on water resource issues affecting Iowa.

  • Building a culture of conservation by calling attention to the importance of water and soil quality through farming practices.

  • Research-based information and current Extension and Research projects on tillage and cropping systems, soil carbon sequestration, residue management, and cover crops.

  • Central location for all pesticide safety education resources including Pesticide Applicator Certification information.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

  • During times of natural disaster, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers educational resources to reduce the personal impact of natural disasters, working in partnership with the local, state and federal agencies addressing the disaster. 

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