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Newsletter Archive

PDF icon November_2016.pdf

In this newsletter you will find:

  • Winter Planning
  • Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course
  • PFI Farminars
  • Monsanto’s XtendiMax™ Herbicide with VaporGrip™ Technology Approved by EPA.
  • Pond Management Videos Available through ISU Extension and Outreach
  • NCR-SARE Farmer Rancher Grants
  • FSMA Updates
  • Winter Conferences
  • USDA Guaranteed Loans
  • Whole Farm Revenue Protection
PDF icon September 2016 newsletter

In this month's newsletter: Seeking apple cultivars, Palmer amaranth: not just a concern for corn and soybeans, Organic production practices covered in new publicationCover crop resources, FSMA Survey, Soil sampling High tunnel fall clean up, Powdery Mildew in Cucurbits, NEW Iowa SARE website, and more

PDF icon October 2016 newsletter

In this month's issue: winter forecast, micronutrients, 2016 cereal rye cultivar trial, SARE High Tunnels and other season extension techniques, and more!

PDF icon August_2016.pdf

In this month's visit to the Cedar Valley Produce Auction, new melon and asparagus publications, chip grafting, discoloration or tomato fruits at harvest, SARE cover crop survey report, and more!

PDF icon July_2016.pdf

In this month's newsletter...summer insects and weed control, results from the Effective Fruit spraying workshop, managing heat stress in high tunnels, resources from SARE, FSMA updates, protecting pollinators in the urban landscape, and more!

PDF icon June_2016.pdf

In this month's newsletter...vertical strawberries, pea harvest, hops publication, resources from SARE, and upcming events. 

PDF icon May_2016.pdf

In this month's newsletter...spring freeze, fire blight, resources from SARE, FSMA updates, and upcoming events. 

PDF icon March_2016.pdf

In this month's newsletter...Apple bloom and frost protection in fruits and vegetables, upcoming apple webinar, new production guides, new bee law website, resources from SARE, upcoming events, and more!

PDF icon April_2016.pdf

In this month's newsletter...Apple frost, apple group updates, FSMA, equipment field day, cover crop survey, and more!

PDF icon February_2016.pdf

Production guides available, Fruit and veg industry survey, Transplant production, Resources from SARE, Nitrogen scavenging benefits of cover crops, upcoming workshops, and more!

PDF icon January_2016.pdf

In this month's newsletter...New FMSA rules released, interpreting soils reports - compost edition, GAPs, MarketReady, transplant production, and high tunnel workshops, IFVGA and PFI conferences, potato herbicides, and resources from SARE

PDF icon December_2015.pdf

New FMSA rules released, reading soil reports - P and K fertilization, high tunnel workshops,, fence laws from small farms newsletter, observations on sweet corn production, upcoming workshops and conferences, and more.