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January 26, 2016
AMES, Iowa—Summaries of five recently completed research projects are now available from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. The topics include: nitrogen contributions to soil, soil health in riparian buffers, sustainability through soil health practices,...

January 13, 2016
AMES, Iowa—The new annual report from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture for fiscal year 2015 offers  a “tree-centric” review of events, grants, and people as well as news of some trimming and growth.  Just as the Leopold Center has done since its humble...

January 11, 2016
AMES, Iowa – The 31st annual Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association conference will be held Jan. 28-29 in Ankeny, Iowa. The conference will include a trade show, presentations by industry leaders and roundtable discussions designed to educate growers on a wide variety of topics.

January 7, 2016
There is still time to register for the 2016 Iowa Forage and Grasslands Council annual conference.  This year’s event features many producer speakers sharing their grazing management experiences.  This mix of invited grazing specialists and producer speakers makes this year’s...

January 4, 2016
A well-known farming couple from northeast Iowa has been chosen to receive the 2015 Spencer Award for Sustainable Agriculture. Tom and Irene Frantzen of New Hampton have devoted their life to ensuring their farm operation is both productive and sustainable.

November 30, 2015
AMES, IA -- Summaries of nine recently completed research projects are now available from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture at Iowa State University. Some of the topics include: how cropping systems reduce nitrate leaching into municipal well aquifers, patch-burning to manage tall...