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ISU Economists to Present on Impact of Downturn in Iowa Agriculture

October 28, 2016, 9:57 am | Ann Johanns

ISU Extension and Outreach will host seminars during November and December to provide participants with a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential, and management implications. Read more about ISU Economists to Present on Impact of Downturn in Iowa Agriculture

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Iowa Learning Farms Webinar to Dig into Earthworms and Soil Health

November 4, 2016, 2:54 pm | Julie Whitson, Jacqueline Comito

Ann Staudt, assistant manager of the Iowa Learning Farms, will discuss ILF’s recent research that analyzes the relationship between earthworm populations, cover crops and overall soil health during the ILF monthly webinar on Wednesday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. Read more about Iowa Learning Farms Webinar to Dig into Earthworms and Soil Health

Cover Crop, Strip-Tillage and Water Quality on Roland Field Day Agenda

November 9, 2017, 10:09 am | Liz Juchems

Brian Sampson, a Story County farmer, will discuss his transition to strip-tillage and addition cover crops as well as his experience with the conservation planning process with the NRCS and Iowa Learning Farms. Iowa State specialists are also on the agenda. Read more about Cover Crop, Strip-Tillage and Water Quality on Roland Field Day Agenda

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Iowa Learning Farms Webinar to Explore Lessons Learned from Using Cover Crops to Reduce Nitrate Losses

November 29, 2017, 9:56 am | Julie Winter, Jacqueline Comito

Tom Kaspar will discuss lessons learned from using cover crops to reduce losses of nitrate during the Iowa Learning Farms webinar Wednesday, Dec. 13 at noon. Kaspar is a plant physiologist at the USDA-ARS National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment. Read more about Iowa Learning Farms Webinar to Explore Lessons Learned from Using Cover Crops to Reduce Nitrate Losses

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