Whether women just want to learn more about Iowa’s equine industry, or need to find more profitability from their equine business, this four session course offers something for everyone.
On Monday 10 August, 2020 a devastating storm ripped past Iowa. It was unexpected and was a mighty one.Given that we are getting close to the end of the growing season does not mean that we pay less attention to plants that survived the storm. These plants are still actively growing and if properly managed could produce meaningful marketable produce.
In the summer, the high temperatures can result in management issues for pond owners with excessive aquatic vegetation being the most problematic. It is important to remember that some aquatic vegetation is important to a pond fishery.
As Iowans continue storm cleanup following the derecho, resources are available to help assess the damage to trees and keep equipment operators safe.
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.
With color photos and descriptive characteristics, this new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach guides mushroom foragers.
Recent hot temperatures brings the reminder to prepare for some heat stress events in cattle this summer.
The Integrated Pest Management team has published three new videos on common tree diseases in Iowa.
Looking to understand agroforestry topics you may have heard about? A Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education (SARE) grant helped develop these fact sheets.
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.