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New conservation field days announced the week of 11/16

11/16/2018

There are 6 upcoming conservation field days under our Field Days & Events tab.

 Iowa Forage and Grasslands Council conference, Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn, November 26-27

11/14/2018

The Iowa Forage and Grasslands Council will return their annual meeting and conference to the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn on November 26-27, 2018. Featured speakers include renowned grazing consultant Jim Gerrish, and Byron Shelton, Senior Program Director of the Savory Institute.

Iowa cover crop seeding deadline extended — again

11/12/2018

Cereal rye cover crop seeding deadline is reset to Dec. 1 statewide, due to late corn and soybean harvest.

Cereal rye cover crop seeding deadline extended

11/12/2018

Iowa farmers participating in state cost-share and most federal financial assistance programs now have until Dec. 1 to plant their winter hardy cereal rye cover crop and still qualify for assistance.

New conservation field days announced the week of 11/9

11/9/2018

There are 9 upcoming conservation field days under our Field Days & Events tab.

Tariffs offset trade gains

11/5/2018

Purdue study says retaliatory tariffs would dwarf gains from proposed USMCA deal.

New conservation field days announced the week of 11/2

11/2/2018

There are 7 upcoming conservation field days under our Field Days & Events tab.

219 China Market Study Tour

11/2/2018

The Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) is offering its members an exclusive opportunity to participate in an intensive market study tour to China in March 2019.

New Dicamba Label Includes Additional Restrictions

11/2/2018

An additional "days-after-planting" restriction, a "time of day" use restriction, and a new endangered species buffer requirement are among the new label limitations for dicamba.

New Water Quality Resources Emphasize Edge of Field Practices

10/30/2018

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig highlights how the long-term water quality funding passed and signed into law earlier this year is being used to scale up water quality efforts in Iowa.

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