Posts With Keyword ‘Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’

Initiative to Promote Conservation Practices on Area Farms

Posted: Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 at 6:22 am

As part of the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, farmers in southeast Iowa will be shown the benefits of conservation practices, and given incentives to try them.

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Corn Yield Higher in 2011, Soybeans Down

Posted: Saturday, August 13th, 2011 at 6:22 am

The latest report from the Iowa Department of Agriculture shows an increase this year in corn yield from 2010, while soybean production is slightly down.  

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Crops Continue to Improve

Posted: Friday, July 8th, 2011 at 6:26 am

A stretch of warm and dry weather has allowed this year’s crop yield to see more improvement.  

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Department of Agriculture Grants Available

Posted: Sunday, July 3rd, 2011 at 6:21 am

Washington County producers and producer-owned businesses who want to add value to the commodities they produce on their farms have federal money available to them.

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Farmers Welcoming Warmer Weather

Posted: Thursday, June 30th, 2011 at 6:24 am

Warm and dry weather this week has allowed work to resume on improving this year’s crop yield.  

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Funds for Water Quality Improvement and Flood Prevention Available

Posted: Wednesday, June 29th, 2011 at 6:24 am

With flooded rivers and streams posing problems once again this year, funding may be available for the prevention of farmland flooding.  

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Pesticide Testing Available at Extension Office

Posted: Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 at 6:22 am

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As crops start to emerge around southeast Iowa, the Washington County Extension is reminding farmers about getting their pesticides tested.  

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Washington County Pesticide Testing Offered Tomorrow

Posted: Thursday, October 7th, 2010 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will test pesticides tomorrow at the Washington County Extension office.

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Oct 8 Washington County Pesticide Testing Offered Friday, October 8th

Posted: Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 at 6:21 am

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will test pesticides on Friday, October 8th at the Washington County Extension office.

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Washington County Pesticide Testing On August 13th

Posted: Tuesday, August 3rd, 2010 at 6:20 am

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will test pesticides on Friday, August 13th at the Washington County Extension office.

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