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Story County Farm Resistance Network

The Story County Farm Resistance Network formed in 2019 in response to weeds that are becoming more difficult to control. The group shares common goals: to preserve the effectiveness of management tools and to encourage others to help. So far, the team members include farmers, COOP advisers, ag retailer reps and ISU Extension. A video has been created to introduce the team (below).

Drone Uses for Agriculture Roadshow

AMES, Iowa – Farmers and anyone within the agricultural industry who wants to know more about how drones can be used on their operation should consider attending the “Drone Uses for Agriculture Roadshow,” Aug. 13 at Iowa State University’s Field Extension Education Lab (FEEL).

These small, unmanned aircraft systems, most commonly called “drones,” give farmers a unique and efficient means of monitoring their operation from above.

Principles of Pruning - When and Why to Prune

The principles of pruning is a new video series from the Integrated Pest Management Program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This series will give you the knowledge and instruction to safely and expertly prune your shade trees. In this first video Dr. Jeff Iles (Iowa State University) discusses why it is important to prune, when it should be done and shows what tools you will need to be successful.

Principles of Pruning - Making a Good Cut

 

The principles of pruning is a video series from the Integrated Pest Management Program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This series will give you the knowledge and instruction to safely and expertly prune your shade trees. In this second video in the series Dr. Jeff Iles (Iowa State University) demonstrates how much you should prune at one time, and shows you a step-step guide on how to make a basic cut.

Principles of Pruning - Included Bark

The principles of pruning is a video series from the Integrated Pest Management Program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This series will give you the knowledge and instruction to safely and expertly prune your shade trees. In this third video Dr. Jeff Iles (Iowa State University) gives an overview of how to deal with included bark on your shade tree and demonstrates steps you might need to take to remedy that, as well as care after you make the cut.

 

 

How to check for varroa mite: ETHER ROLL

https://www.ent.iastate.edu/pollinato...

 

In this quick one minute video Randall Cass and Ashley St. Clair (Iowa State University) demonstrate how to perform an ether roll to monitor varroa mites in your honey bee hive.

How to check for varroa mite: ALCOHOL WASH

https://www.ent.iastate.edu/pollinato... In this quick one minute video Randall Cass and Ashley St. Clair (Iowa State University) demonstrate how to perform an alcohol wash to monitor varroa mites in your honey bee hive.

How to check for varroa mite: SUGAR SHAKE

https://www.ent.iastate.edu/pollinators/ipm4bees

In this quick one minute video Randall Cass and Ashley St. Clair demonstrate how to perform a sugar shake to monitor varroa mites in your honey bee hive.

Crop Advantage Series is coming soon!

http://www.aep.iastate.edu/cas/

Crop Advantage meetings provide a solid foundation of current, research-based crop production information to help make smart, informed decisions in the farming operation.  14 Locations in January 2020.

Pesticide Applicator Recertification

2020 Crop Advantage Series (with entomologist Erin Hodgson)

http://www.aep.iastate.edu/cas/

In this video entomologist Erin Hodgson (Iowa State University) discusses the upcoming Crop Advantage Series. Crop Advantage meetings provide a solid foundation of current, research-based crop production information to help make smart, informed decisions in the farming operation.

Pesticide Applicator Recertification

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