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New conservation field days announced the week of 10/19

10/19/2018

There are 4 upcoming conservation field days under our Field Days & Events tab.

CRP may help my son “take his shot” in the future

10/19/2018

Latest figures from DNR show this year’s Iowa pheasant population is the highest in a decade, with a projected statewide harvest of 250,000 to 300,000 roosters for hunters.

Cereal rye has value for cow-calf producers

10/15/2018

Cereal rye is a common feed used in cow-calf production. Now being grown on more farms each year as a cover crop, this grass extends the grazing season.

Iowa watersheds targeted for conservation funds

10/15/2018

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Con­­servation Service (NRCS) recently selected eight Iowa watersheds for priority funding

New conservation field days announced the week of 10/12

10/12/2018

There are 3 upcoming conservation field days under our Field Days & Events tab.

A focus on Lower Mississippi basin

10/8/2018

To reduce Gulf hypoxia, focus nutrient-reduction efforts in lower river basin, report says.

Cover crop Planting surges on Iowa seed corn acres

10/8/2018

Leaders of an initiative to promote cover crops on seed corn acres hope the growth will also encourage farmers to spread the practice to more conventional acres.

Iowa Forage & Grassland Council's 2018 Annual Conference, Nov. 26 & 27

9/28/2018

The Iowa Forage & Grassland Council's 2018 Annual Conference will be held November 26th & 27th at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn.

IFBF's Centennial Annual Meeting set for Dec. 3-5

9/24/2018

It will be a perfect occasion to celebrate Farm Bureau's proud history and to look forward to a vibrant future.

Iowa Ag Literacy Foundation to offer online course on water quality

9/24/2018

Iowa teachers can learn about water quality and how science can help manage soil nutrients through a new graduate course

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