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August 31, 2016 02:58 PM

Fall is almost here, and one of the best parts of the season is the apple harvest. Apples are a delicious, fun part of autumn, but care must be taken with harvest time, storage and potential blotches.

August 31, 2016 02:29 PM

Beef producers who want to learn more about improving animal movement and performance through reduced stress on livestock are invited to attend one of three workshops in eastern Iowa Sept. 19-20.

August 29, 2016 08:34 AM

Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a soil health and cover crop field day at Black Hawk Lake in Lake View on Thursday, Sept. 15.

August 26, 2016 02:32 PM

The Sept. 15 session of Grassroots Grazing, at the ISU Marsden Agronomy Farm and Field Extension Education Laboratory location near Boone, offers a first-hand look and up-to-date information on grazing, cover crops, crop rotation options and the Marsden Farm cropping experiment itself.

August 26, 2016 12:45 PM

Farmers, agronomists, and industry have the opportunity to learn about crop insects from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with its new "Getting to Know the Insects" publication and the upcoming Farm Progress Show.

August 25, 2016 08:27 AM

Fall is an excellent time to reap the benefits of home gardens. Produce harvested from personal plots can make for a bountiful feast. But storing and keeping produce including potatoes, onions and carrots fresh can become an issue.

August 24, 2016 02:29 PM

Master Gardener trainees will come to the Iowa State campus in October for the program’s annual class. The course, which will be held on Oct. 8 and 22, provides a full day of training as part of the required 40 hours of education for Iowa Master Gardener training.

August 23, 2016 12:20 PM

The Corn and Soybean Field Guide, produced by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, combines the Corn Field Guide 2nd Edition and the Soybean Field Guide 2nd Edition into one publication for a more efficient version.

August 22, 2016 02:40 PM

Iowa State University researchers are seeking feedback from Iowa farmers willing to test an early online version of a tool to better understand the costs of implementing nutrient management and soil conservation practices.

August 22, 2016 08:29 AM

The recent issue of Acreage Living is available online and contains articles covering late summer topics.

August 22, 2016 08:02 AM

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Eastern Iowa Airport, University of Iowa and the STRIPS project, will host a field day on Thursday, Sept. 8. The 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. field day near Cedar Rapids is free and open to the public.

August 19, 2016 03:19 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists will cover the basics of imagery, farm pond management and the new online yield forecasting tool at the annual fall field day Sept. 8 at the ISU Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Crawfordsville, Iowa.

August 19, 2016 03:13 PM

Cover crops, corn rootworms and water quality topics will highlight the fall field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm.

August 19, 2016 12:52 PM

The Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge invited youth from across Iowa to show their robot designing and programming skills during the 2016 Iowa State Fair.

August 19, 2016 07:28 AM

Iowa Learning Farms, along with West Fork Crooked Creek Watershed Project and Washington County Soil and Water Conservation District, will host a cover crop and soil health field day 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7.

August 18, 2016 12:53 PM

Start to Farm: New Farmer Learning Network is a statewide program designed to provide education and support for beginning and early-career agricultural producers.

August 18, 2016 08:12 AM

Fall is a perfect time to prepare lawns for the upcoming year with seeding, aeration and fertilization.

August 18, 2016 07:49 AM

The field day will highlight the installation of a saturated buffer and future seeding of prairie strips north of J. H. Roadman Memorial Park near Dike.

August 17, 2016 01:57 PM

Farmers, agronomists and agribusiness professionals are encouraged to seek out upcoming opportunities and new resources offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on corn and soybean diseases during the late growing season, including a crop disease clinic, disease guides and an opportunity to speak with experts at the 2016 Farm Progress Show.

August 17, 2016 10:04 AM

Eight Iowa teams participated in the Iowa crop scouting competition Aug. 2. The competition is conducted by the ISU Extension and Outreach Integrated Pest Management program.

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