August 2016

August 31, 2016 03:29 PM

Beef producers who want to learn more about improving animal movement and performance through reduced stress on livestock are invited to attend one of three workshops in eastern Iowa Sept. 19-20.

August 29, 2016 09:34 AM

Iowa Learning Farms and partners will host a soil health and cover crop field day at Black Hawk Lake in Lake View on Thursday, Sept. 15.

August 26, 2016 03:32 PM

The Sept. 15 session of Grassroots Grazing, at the ISU Marsden Agronomy Farm and Field Extension Education Laboratory location near Boone, offers a first-hand look and up-to-date information on grazing, cover crops, crop rotation options and the Marsden Farm cropping experiment itself.

August 26, 2016 01:45 PM

Farmers, agronomists, and industry have the opportunity to learn about crop insects from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach with its new "Getting to Know the Insects" publication and the upcoming Farm Progress Show.

August 25, 2016 09:27 AM

Fall is an excellent time to reap the benefits of home gardens. Produce harvested from personal plots can make for a bountiful feast. But storing and keeping produce including potatoes, onions and carrots fresh can become an issue.

August 24, 2016 03:29 PM

Master Gardener trainees will come to the Iowa State campus in October for the program’s annual class. The course, which will be held on Oct. 8 and 22, provides a full day of training as part of the required 40 hours of education for Iowa Master Gardener training.

August 23, 2016 01:20 PM

The Corn and Soybean Field Guide, produced by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, combines the Corn Field Guide 2nd Edition and the Soybean Field Guide 2nd Edition into one publication for a more efficient version.

August 22, 2016 03:40 PM

Iowa State University researchers are seeking feedback from Iowa farmers willing to test an early online version of a tool to better understand the costs of implementing nutrient management and soil conservation practices.

August 22, 2016 09:29 AM

The recent issue of Acreage Living is available online and contains articles covering late summer topics.