Articles related to Environment

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 09:29

Iowa Learning Farms will host a monarch butterfly conservation field day Thursday, Sept. at the Logan Abandoned Mine Land Site near Bussey. The 10 a.m.-12 p.m. field day is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal.

Monday, August 14, 2017 - 13:31

The Aug. 31 field day in Fairfield will have more of a workshop setting and will focus on considerations for seeding cover crops in dry conditions.


Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 12:57

ISU Extension and Outreach, in partnership with Iowa Learning Farms, Cedar Creek Watershed, Lower Skunk Watershed and Jefferson County Farm Bureau, will host a cover crop field day Aug. 31, 5:30–8:30 p.m.

Tuesday, August 8, 2017 - 15:42

A field day will be held at the ISU Drainage Research and Demonstration Project site near Gilmore City Wednesday, Aug. 30, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Thursday, August 3, 2017 - 15:52

Iowa State University’s Organic Agriculture Program will sponsor a field day devoted to organic research and production practices Aug. 22 at the Neely-Kinyon Research and Demonstration Farm near Greenfield.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 11:46

Meetings for crop and livestock producers in south-central Iowa currently experiencing moderate and severe drought are scheduled for early August. Prior to the meeting start, producers may have up to five corn stalk samples assessed for nitrates.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 09:04

An invasive beetle that kills ash trees, the emerald ash borer, has been confirmed in Ringgold County, making it the 52nd county in Iowa where this highly destructive insect has been found.

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 - 15:14

Iowa State University’s Armstrong Research and Demonstration Farm will present a variety of agricultural topics at a field day Aug. 17.

Thursday, July 20, 2017 - 10:43

A soil health and cover crop field day  event will be held at the John and Kristy Boettcher farm: 2208 130th Street, Spirit Lake, 5 - 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9.