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Webster City Bass Farm Generating Interest in Iowa Aquaculture Hub

April 12, 2013, 11:03 am | Allen Pattillo, Ray Hansen, Willy Klein

A Webster City business, Iowa’s First, has taken a proactive approach to circumventing the economic losses in livestock production by moving into fish farming. Mark and Jeff Nelson are producing hybrid striped bass in their unused hog facility. With the assistance of ISU Extension and Outreach they hope to create an aquaculture hub in central Iowa. Read more about Webster City Bass Farm Generating Interest in Iowa Aquaculture Hub

Iowa State University Field Day to Highlight Sustainable, Organic Research and Practices Aug. 22

August 3, 2017, 2:52 pm | Kathleen Delate, Ed Adcock

Iowa State University’s Organic Agriculture Program will sponsor a field day devoted to organic research and production practices Aug. 22 at the Neely-Kinyon Research and Demonstration Farm near Greenfield. Read more about Iowa State University Field Day to Highlight Sustainable, Organic Research and Practices Aug. 22

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2017 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference Launches Website, Sets Schedule

January 6, 2017, 10:10 am | Patrick Wall, Sherry Hoyer

The 2017 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference will feature a variety of topics designed to help producers of all ages and production goals, and has launched a new website to make information and details of the conference agenda available to a broader audience. The event is Jan. 28 in Ottumwa. Read more about 2017 Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference Launches Website, Sets Schedule

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Crop Advantage Series Offers Production Education and Latest Research Findings

December 8, 2017, 10:26 am | Brent Pringnitz

Farmers and crop advisers will hear about current research and crop production information from Iowa State University at the 2018 Crop Advantage Series. The series of meetings will be held at 14 Iowa locations Jan. 3-26 with ISU Extension and Outreach specialists providing updated management options and recommendations on current and future crop production issues. Read more about Crop Advantage Series Offers Production Education and Latest Research Findings

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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