Spring’s arrival brings thoughts of green grass, flowering trees and – potatoes. Yes, potatoes. The starchy, tuberous crop is an integral, delicious part of many diets. In Iowa, optimal planting season is fast approaching.
Deciding how much to pay for a bull is no easy task, but knowing which factors to consider can help producers feel more confident in the decision-making process, says Patrick Gunn, a cow-calf specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Because of increasing interest in grape production, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has reproduced and updated its popular publication on grape cultivars.
Pears are a delicious part of any garden landscape, and they can be grown in Iowa. Multiple cultivars are acceptable for use in Iowa, although they differ slightly regarding harvesting and storage.
Iowa Learning Farms, in cooperation with farmer partner Tim Smith and the Soil Health Partnership, will host a cover crop field day Thursday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
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.
A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach titled "Crop Rotations, Composting and Cover Crops for Organic Vegetable Production" provides detailed information on those three important aspects of organic production.
The Iowa Beef Center recently updated the Beef Ration and Nutrition Decision Software (BRaNDS), software for beef producers interested in having help balancing rations.
The Iowa Beef Center is gathering information to characterize how Iowa beef producers produce and use silage and earlage for cattle feed.
Celebrating the efforts of American agriculture and reminding Iowans that agriculture touches each of us is the focus behind the 2017 National Ag Day.