Environment

Local Highlights

June 8, 2021

Numerous Cankerworm Catepillar Inquiries have phones ringing at ISU Extension and with the Iowa DNR

May 27, 2021

Multiflora Rose (MFR) is a common weed in pastures, CRP, timber and other areas not annually disturbed

May 19, 2021

New Guidelines Help Iowans to Understand Options

April 26, 2021

A Webinar to explore the habitat where pheasants nest

April 13, 2021

Contest from Water Works!! Offering new themes to celebrate nature

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

Statewide Resources

  • The extension fisheries program offers many educational opportunities and prepares fishery educational materials and programs to meet the needs of clients.

  • Providing Iowans with an independent, authoritative voice on water resource issues affecting Iowa.

  • Research-based information and current Extension and Research projects on tillage and cropping systems, soil carbon sequestration, residue management, and cover crops.

  • Central location for all pesticide safety education resources including Pesticide Applicator Certification information.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Forestry information and resources including an interactive tree identification tool, forest health and sick tree resources and emerald ash borer management recommendations.

  • Water quality program resources including edge of field and in-field practices.

  • Building a culture of conservation by calling attention to the importance of water and soil quality through farming practices.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

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