Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Chief Jason Weller recently announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will extend the deadline to provide public comment on the Agricultural Conservation Easement Program’s (ACEP) interim... Read More
AMES, Iowa — Iowa State University researchers have released the equation for calculating Iowa’s Corn Suitability Ratings, the updated soil productivity index for the state’s soils. The updated Corn Suitability Rating 2 (CSR2) provides an in... Read More
"State Envirothon Gives Students Rare Opportunity to Apply Skills Towards Future In Natural Resources"
Lincoln, NE – The 2015 Nebraska Envirothon State Championship team hails from Concordia High School. Concordia Team 1 will now prepare for the National Envirothon in Springfield, Missouri in July. This is Concordia High School’s third straight w... Read More
Debate on the Budget Bill began on Thursday. State Senator Al Davis says spending increases are low. "Spending increases for the next biennium are 3.1 percent, the third smallest budget increase in 30 years, and the lowest budget increase not asso... Read More
AMES, Iowa — The Iowa Chapter of the Honor Society of Agriculture, known as Gamma Sigma Delta, presented awards April 23 to Iowa State University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences alumni, faculty and students. Maynard Hogberg, professor e... Read More
The American Farm Bureau Federation today announced applications for the Rural Entrepreneurship Challenge will be accepted beginning June 1 through June 30. Entrepreneurs will compete for $145,000 in startup funds. The challenge, now in its second... Read More