The Iowa Beef Center’s Fencing and Grazing Clinic has expanded to three Iowa locations this year to help meet that need with information and hands-on experience. Event partners are Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms.
Attorneys and professional tax preparers can get an update on the latest agricultural law and tax changes during September workshops held by the Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation at Iowa State University.
Learn about carbon markets, corn rootworm management and the latest in water quality research at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's field day at the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm.
In his new role as American Society for Horticultural Science extension division vice president, Ajay Nair will be working closely with horticulture society members, universities, industry professionals, students and the public. He is part of the horticulture team with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Jorgen Rose will present broad strategies for integrating wildlife conservation practices into different types of agricultural operations, including field crop operations, specialty crop farms and livestock operations. This Aug. 17 webinar is supported by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Learning Farms.
Learn about the latest agronomic research and get a growing season update at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's research farm field day Sept. 8 in Kanawha.
Dry weather and extensive heat have limited hay yields for some growers, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. A helpful resource is the state listing of online hay and straw sellers, where more than than 70 farms and farm companies are listed, with details about the crop, as well as information about delivery, custom baling and hay grinding services.
At this year’s Farm Progress Show, specialists from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and USDA will discuss recent efforts to increase the population of this essential pollinator and resources to improve its numbers in the future.
Youth in grades 7-12 from across Iowa tested their integrated pest management skills through several tasks and challenges, both in the field and in the classroom, during the 12th annual Iowa Youth Crop Scouting Competition on July 28.
Foreign Animal Disease Preparation for Pork Producers workshops will focus on the “next steps” in preparedness at the farm level, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
To help growers improve their identification skills, plant disease and insect diagnostic specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will have displays of common insects and plant disease issues at this year’s Farm Progress Show, Aug. 30-Sept. 1 in Boone.
The North Central Farm and Ranch Stress Assistance Center, a 12-state collaborative, has created and expanded stress management and mental health resources to agricultural producers and stakeholders throughout the North Central region. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is part of this center, which is funded by USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture.
The ribbon cutting for the new Research and Learning Center building will be held during the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm annual field day Sept. 8. Join Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Crawfordsville for the event.
Farmers and landowners are invited to a field day Aug. 25 to learn about best management practices for establishing cover crops and maintaining yields during the transition to a higher residue system of no-tillage and cover crops. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Learning Farms will lead the discussion.
An Aug. 24 field day with Iowa Learning Farms and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will explore the benefits of converting marginal land areas prone to flooding, to perennial vegetation.
Learn more about soil testing and soil fertility during an Aug. 23 workshop with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Marshall County.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will hold forage field days Aug. 23 and 25 in eastern Iowa that will demonstrate annual forage rotations.
An agricultural engineering expert with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will present a webinar Aug. 10 on the untapped value of manure as fertilizer.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists answer common questions about selecting the best plants to grow in the shade and the care recommendations you need to create great shade gardens.
North Carolina State University’s Michael Burchell will discuss the potential benefits for landowners and land managers interested in carbon trading during the Iowa Learning Farms conservation webinar Aug. 3 at noon CDT.
The inaugural Women in Ag Farm Crawl is set for Saturday, Aug. 27, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Washington County and the Washington County Women in Agriculture Advisory Board are planning the event.
An agritourism bus tour will feature four operations in central Iowa, with presentations by farm and agribusiness owners and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
There’s more to working remotely than simply taking your computer home. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering “Remote Work: How to Get Started.” Beginning in August, Iowans can attend a free virtual meeting to learn about education, training and support opportunities for remote employment.
Those who feed and harvest corn silage can get an update on the latest trends and technology during an upcoming webinar series with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The series begins Aug. 2.
Observe the latest in cover crop benefits during a visit to a Poweshiek County farm Aug. 9 with Iowa Learning Farms and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.