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Thursday, February 15, 2018 - 09:34

Soybean row-spacing, soybean cyst nematode and a growing season outlook will highlight the annual meeting of the North Central Iowa Research Association. The meeting also will feature an update of research at the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm at Kanawha.

Tuesday, February 13, 2018 - 12:04

A team of Harrison County farmers, landowners, agronomists, crop advisers, bankers, seed and chemical company representatives, and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists are addressing the increasing threat of herbicide resistant weeds, including Palmer amaranth.

Friday, February 9, 2018 - 11:41

Land and input costs for corn and soybean production are expected to decline in 2018, according to research conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 11:13

The 2017 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll surveyed Iowa farmers to ask them if they have herbicide resistant weeds in their fields, to learn about perspectives on the manageability of major weeds, and to measure their level of concern about herbicide resistance.

Wednesday, January 31, 2018 - 14:54

The next Women Planning Ag Businesses class is coming to Ames, Feb. 3 through March 3, 2018. During the program, women will draft their own business plans for start-up, continuing or expanding businesses.

Monday, January 8, 2018 - 09:38

Iowa State University held five workshops in 2017 to train farm advisers to become prairie strips consultants. The workshops were the first of a three-part program to achieve certification in prairie strip design, establishment and monitoring.

Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 14:59

The third annual Iowa Small Farms Conference, Feb. 10 in Ames, will address topics such as farm finances, hops production, gardening, wildlife habitat and beekeeping.

Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11:47

After having fallen in each of the three previous years, the average value of an acre of farmland in Iowa saw an increase in 2017. The average statewide value of an acre of farmland is now estimated to be $7,326. This represents an increase of 2.0 percent, or $143 per acre, from the 2016 estimate.

Monday, December 11, 2017 - 15:40

Iowa State University, the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources today highlighted the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy Annual Progress Report that is now available at