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tomato plant New Fact Sheet Series for Specialty Crop Growers Focuses on Dicamba and 2,4-D Drift
July, 2020

A new fact sheet series is available to help specialty crop growers prepare for and respond to possible dicamba and 2,4-D drift. The series provides detailed information on documenting and reacting to drift incidents, preventing and preparing for possible drift damage, and presents an overview of dicamba and 2,4-D drift issues.

agroforestry Agroforestry Fact Sheets
July, 2020

Looking to understand agroforestry topics you may have heard about? A Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant helped develop these fact sheets.

tree disease Videos Provide Education on Unsightly Tree Diseases
July, 2020

The Integrated Pest Management team has published three new videos on common tree diseases in Iowa.

summer heat in cattle Summer Heat and Cattle
July, 2020

Recent hot temperatures brings the reminder to prepare for some heat stress events in cattle this summer.

mushroom forage guide Mushroom Guide Helps Foragers Identify and Understand Iowa's Bounty
July, 2020

With color photos and descriptive characteristics, this new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach guides mushroom foragers.

meat case CAST Releases Commentary on Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Food and Agricultural Markets
July, 2020

The Council for Agricultural Science and Technology and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association have partnered on a new paper, Economic Impacts of COVID-19 on Food and Agricultural Markets. The publication contains insights from 29 experts, including Lee Schulz, economics, and is now available for download.