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Yard and Garden: How to Overseed a Lawn

August 17, 2017, 8:35 am | Richard Jauron, Laura Sternweis

Overseeding is one way to improve an existing lawn that is in poor condition. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on how to overseed, what seed to use and how to ensure good germination.


Fine-tune Oat Seeding Rate for Spring Planting

April 4, 2016, 9:50 am | Margaret Smith

New research from Iowa State University shows that farmers should use the same level of management for small grains as they do when managing corn or soybeans. By using seed counts per acre when planting, instead of a “by the bushel” rate calculation, farmers can receive both yield and financial benefits.