The Beginning and Young Livestock Producer Network, an ISU Extension and Outreach initiative, establishes peer groups of young producers because livestock producers say they like to learn from other producers. They want to have more discussions and opportunities to interact with their peers.
During the Iowa Learning Farms’ March 19 webinar, Clare Lindahl will share tactics to effectively present information about conservation as part of Conservation Districts of Iowa’s new Champion Cover Crop Commissioner program.
Propagate grape vines and willows by hardwood cuttings; force the blooms of spring flowering trees and shrubs by selecting branches containing round, plump buds. ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturists explain how.
The 2014 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey followed the recent trend of small, but consistent increases in rates each year. The survey is available at your county extension office, from the Extension Online Store or on the Ag Decision Maker website.
Iowa Learning Farms, as part of the Iowa Cover Crops Working Group, will host a field day and four cover crop workshops across Iowa in March and April to support the growing popularity of cover crops in Iowa.