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Aquaculture Publications a Resource for Farmers Raising and Caring for Fish

March 4, 2015, 3:53 pm | Allen Pattillo, Ray Hansen

Fish producers can stay current on the areas of fish health, feeding practices, water quality and water treatment by referring to the standard operating procedures for aquaculture outlined in new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publications. Read more about Aquaculture Publications a Resource for Farmers Raising and Caring for Fish

Compare Characteristics of Tomato Varieties for Iowa Production

April 3, 2015, 10:37 am | Ajay Nair

A new publication providing information on suitable tomato varieties for commercial field and high tunnel production in Iowa is now available at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Online Store. Home gardeners also will find the variety descriptions helpful. Read more about Compare Characteristics of Tomato Varieties for Iowa Production

Publications Explain Combining Cover Crops, Strip-Tillage in Vegetable Production

July 22, 2015, 2:23 pm | Ajay Nair

Many crop producers are using best management practices to reduce and control nutrient loss and soil erosion from crop land. These same conservation methods can be applied to large-scale gardens and commercial vegetable production. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is releasing two new publications about combining cover crops and strip-tillage systems and their use in vegetable production. Read more about Publications Explain Combining Cover Crops, Strip-Tillage in Vegetable Production

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New Project at ISU Horticulture Station Offers Research on Growing Hops

August 18, 2015, 2:49 pm | Diana Cochran, Nick Howell

Only one acre is planted, with nearly 1,000 plants, but it required a lot of work and a team of horticulturists to accomplish the new hops endeavor at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station north of Ames. Read more about New Project at ISU Horticulture Station Offers Research on Growing Hops

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Commercial Potato Production Discussed In New Publication

March 2, 2016, 2:26 pm | Ajay Nair, Donald Lewis

A new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication discusses all aspects of potato production, beginning with choosing the correct type of potato to grow and including size of seed potatoes, spacing, fertility, pest management and post-harvest management. Read more about Commercial Potato Production Discussed In New Publication

Hop Production 101: A Guide to Growing Healthy Hops

May 18, 2016, 9:03 am | Diana Cochran

Growing hops is critically important to producing beer, the primary product made from the crop. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fruit Specialist Diana Cochran is authoring a series of publications that will provide information on all different aspects of hop production, beginning with "Hop Production 101: Site selection and planting." Read more about Hop Production 101: A Guide to Growing Healthy Hops

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