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Farmers Concerned about Herbicide-Resistant Weeds

December 4, 2023, 10:48 am | J. Gordon Arbuckle Jr., Katherine Dentzman

The 2022 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll examines the issue of herbicide resistance and how farmers are responding. Rural sociologists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain the trends.


Understand, Manage Children’s Temperament for a Harmonious Holiday Season

December 1, 2023, 8:48 am | Hailey Burgher

Temperament refers to the characteristics and traits that children are born with, which influence their emotional and behavioral responses to situations. Understanding temperament can be a valuable tool for parents during the holiday season, says Hailey Burgher, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


Cow Herd Winter Feeding Series Continues in December

November 30, 2023, 11:11 am | Denise Schwab

Cattle producers facing tight hay supplies, poor pastures and corn silage with potential for nitrates can get answers at a series of workshops planned and presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef specialists. Six workshops remain, set for Dec. 4-12 at various Iowa locations.


Raising ‘Dairy Best Heifers’ Is Topic for Dairy Days 2024

November 29, 2023, 2:16 pm | Fred M. Hall

Iowa dairy producers will hear about raising their “dairy best heifers” during the 2024 Dairy Days events hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The program will be held at four eastern Iowa locations and one northwest Iowa location during January.



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