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Archive for the 'Iowa Farm Management' Category

Tuesday, May 30th, 2006

Conservation Reserve Program Seminar Offered June 15
Off-farm landowners with contracts set to expire in 2008 through 2010 are urged to attend this meeting.
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Iowa Offers Weed Seed Free Forage and Mulch Certification
Iowa Crop Improvement Association now offers a certification program to assure that forage and mulch is free of noxious weed seed.The program that is offered complies with the Weed Free Forage Standards developed by the North American Weed Management Association.
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Feedlot Expansion Field Day Set for June 16
Meet an enterprising Story County producer who worked with ISU, DNR and EPA to develop alternative technology systems to meet environmental requirements and manage his 2,200 head livestock operation.
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ISU Extension Offers RUSLE2 and P Index Workshop for Manure Plan Writers
ISU Extension offers a workshop to train service providers on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans.
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Train to Become a Soybean Rust First Detector
The Iowa Soybean Rust Team is recruiting Iowa agricultural professionals to serve as ?First Detectors? for soybean rust.
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