Crop Advantage Series meetings are an opportunity for farmers and crop advisers to hear current research and crop production information from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Meetings will be held at 12 locations around Iowa Jan. 3-30.
Ethan Bowers has joined Iowa State University Extension and Outreach as an enterprise development specialist. He will work with the Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Team.
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.
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.
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.
Attendees of the Inaugural Genetic Symposium Dec. 18-19 will engage with industry leaders and cutting-edge genetic tools, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach cow-calf specialist Randie Culbertson.
With nearly 2.5 million cattle in three Midwest states, university extension services in Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin are teaming together to offer the Driftless Region Beef Conference in Dubuque.
The Dec. 5 session of the All Things Beef workshop series in Afton will help producers with feeding decisions while keeping a close eye on costs.
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.
Iowa Learning Farms is hosting a free virtual field day on Dec. 15 featuring a live discussion with Wendy Johnson, Floyd County Iowa Learning Farms farmer partner and co-owner of Jóia Food & Fiber Farm.
A new resource from the Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers information for producers who plan to transition their own swine production.
The Iowa High Tunnel Short Course will be held Dec. 13 at the Iowa Arboretum. Participants will get an update from horticulture experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
A consumer horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides tips for preventing tree and shrub injury this winter.
The Iowa Beef Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are offering two Advanced Calving Clinics in January to help Iowa cattle producers.
Ben Covington and Levi Powell, both agricultural engineers at Iowa State University, were recognized for the creation of “Planter University.”
Mini grants are available to help purchase materials for Master Gardener volunteer donation garden projects with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Applications are due Dec. 18.
Farm transition and estate planning experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will share their advice on "sowing success" during the Farm Transitions Conference.
Shelby Gruss will help educate Iowans about the value of forage production and address issues related to forage management, pests and diseases.
Specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are once again teaming up with Iowa State ag and biosystems engineering specialists to bring planter equipment expertise to farms across the state Feb. 5-9.
With Thanksgiving just around the corner, an Iowa State University food safety extension state specialist provides some tips about turkey for a safe Thanksgiving meal.
Thirty-eight youth from across Iowa gathered on Nov. 11 to compete in the 4-H meat evaluation contest. Youth teams from O’Brien and Madison counties won the senior and junior divisions at the Iowa State University Meat Laboratory.
One hundred Iowa 4-H youth participated in behind-the-scenes workshops before attending iLuminate at Stephens Auditorium in Ames. The workshops and the performance showcased the connections between STEM and the arts.
The 2024 Garden Calendar from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach features tree care topics and photography.
Specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach have developed decision tool spreadsheets producers can use to help analyze the cost of pig mortality.
Classifying the drought status of an area takes a variety of complex factors into consideration, according to experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.