Iowa State University news
The smoke from Canadian wildfires reached levels across the Corn Belt this summer that impacted air quality and filtering sunlight with particulate matter, raising the question of its impact on crop productivity.
Years of working on FFA projects resulted in four FFA members selected as Star winners during 95th annual Illinois Association FFA State Convention.
Novice and experienced gardeners are invited to join Purdue Extension, the University of Tennessee and Iowa State University for the citizen science experiment “Citi-Sci: Growing Food for Science!” from April through August.
Whether to plant early or wait is a choice every farmer faces, and it’s not always an easy one. Planting into wet fields can cause soil compaction, which can sometimes lead to yield loss.
Extending the growing season is one of many benefits annual forages can provide to cattle operations.
Black History Month is an important time to remember the agricultural contributions of the African American community — such as those of George Washington Carver.
Liquidation of the U.S. cattle herd has accelerated the last couple of years due to drought conditions.
Although cattle have a pressure zone and a flight zone, the point of movement for the animal is the eye.
With the interim nutrient loss reduction goals deadline just two years away, agriculture groups are teaming up to collect verified information of what efforts are underway in fields.
Indiana Farm Bureau welcomed Todd Davis to its staff in a newly created chief economist role.
Equipment manufacturer John Deere and the American Farm Bureau Federation have signed a memorandum of understanding that ensures farmers and ranchers have the right to repair their own farm equipment.
Research has found that building a relationship of trust between a conservation practitioner and farmer has the most positive impact on implementing conservation practices on the farm.
Potassium has been referred to as the mother of all nutrients for the numerous benefits it provides plants.
I admit, our yard has gone wild since my husband and I became working parents. The awful “Creeping Charlie” weed from our neighbor’s lawn is, yes, creeping into our lawn after the 2020 derecho knocked down the trees that separated our yards.
Working on anaerobic digestion research projects while studying at Iowa State University helped Gayle Baker find her career path. Growing up on her family’s 120-head dairy farm in northeast Iowa, Baker was a 4-H member and county dairy princess.