Articles related to Agriculture

Friday, June 23, 2017 - 09:04

The Iowa 4-H dairy quiz bowl competition was held June 15 in Arlington, Iowa. Forty-five youth competed in this educational contest conducted by Iowa State University Department of Animal Science and ISU Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 14:22

Farm families often need to think about how to transition the farm business to the next generation during their lifetime, as well as have an estate plan in place.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 14:12

Attendees at a recent cattle stewardship conference in northwest Iowa heard a common, simple message from speakers that when taken to heart can improve a farm’s economic bottom line: comfortable cattle perform better and consequently, are more profitable.

Thursday, June 22, 2017 - 09:55

A multidisciplinary team of scientists at Iowa State University has completed two years of a long-term field study to better understand the impacts of cover crops on nutrient loss with surface runoff.

Wednesday, June 21, 2017 - 08:58

Today some farmers, in an effort to lower costs as commodity markets remain low, have started planting corn without the Bt traits that have proven so effective against European corn borer and other caterpillars - and they are now having questions about the biology, life cycle and management of European corn borer.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:23

The program is targeted toward commercial and seedstock producers, the artificial insemination and allied industries and veterinarians interested in using or improving implementation of reproductive management tools and associated genetic tools.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:16

The rapid and extreme increase in temperatures may be an unwelcome change for some cattle.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 10:00

ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will lead demonstrations and discussions during the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm annual spring field day June 22.

Monday, June 12, 2017 - 09:41

ISU Extension and Outreach will host farmland leasing meetings during July and August to address questions that land owners, tenants or other interested individuals have about leasing farmland.