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ISSUE DATE: 05/23/2011

College Farm provides hands-on experience

Land-grant universities are meant to teach students about agriculture. Students at Iowa State University are doing just that--learning about agriculture with hands-on experiences.

The Iowa State dairy farm moved to its current location in 2007, combining two facilities into one, with a location close to campus where the students can help at the farm.

The ISU dairy farm employs 15 students during the school year and 10 throughout the summer, and students are responsible for all aspects of working on the farm.


Cattlemen: New law offers security
CSU Extension hosts AgFest
Day of PRIDE set for June 4
Dealing with stress
Employees exposed to numerous occupational hazards
Farm Bureau seeks compensation for flooded farmland
Gas, oil and the boogeyman: Part 2
KU team gets biomass research grant
May is American Wetlands Month
Missouri Farmers Care coalition supports SB 113
Moran receives Hunger Leadership Award
Reception will honor Cary Granzow
Researchers attempt to solve global bee crisis
Room to grow for American agriculture?
State Fair will honor 100-year-old family farms
USMEF works on the ground in Japan to help recovery


ACRE, DCP enrollment deadlines approaching
Cicadas set to make a noisy emergence
CRP emergency grazing approved for 12 counties
Ellis County Extension to host wheat plot tour
False chinch bugs reported in canola fields
Field capacity calculator helps producers make replanting decisions
Freezing temps could affect wheat in boot, heading stages
IFMAPS provides drought assistance
ISU professor says now is time to transform ag
ISU to host crop scouting competition
Jada Bulgin continues family legacy
Meadowlark Wheat Plot Tour is June 7
New food safety site caters to farmers
Rain-caused erosion threatens sorghum, corn
River closure leaves wheat growers wondering
Scott Clark joins All Aboard Wheat Harvest
Soybean disease publication available as e-book
State at high risk for grasshopper infestations
U of A Division of Ag unveils mobile web solutions
USDA projects increased production, record wheat supplies
Wheat Board meeting set for June 7
Wyoming Conservation Easement Conference is June 2


ASI rolls out 'Let's Grow with twoPLUS' campaign
Beef Empire Days educated feed yards about consumer demands
College farm provides hands-on experience
Consider advantages of calf implants
Continuing tradition celebrates the cattle feeding industry
Control mastitis in dairy herd
CSU takes protective precautions against equine herpesvirus
Don't let flies make your cattle poor performers
Extension offers 50 beef cattle profit tips
Flies threaten udder health
Future of animal ag relies on collaboration, communication
Hereford youth to host golf tournament
Horse owners urged to watch for signs of equine virus
Iowa cattle farmers honored for environmental stewardship
Iowa pork producers reach food safety program milestone
Iowa State to lead alternative hen-housing study
KCA welcomes new board members
KJAA to host Preview Show in Hutchinson
Lameness is costly disorder in dairy herds
Livestock disaster assistance available
NCBA president testifies at free trade hearing
NDA quarantines horse premises
New transportation requirements for horses traveling to Colo.
Protecting calves from respiratory diseases
Storm debris is potential health risk to cattle
Winter Livestock sells Enid auction facility


All Aboard for the 2011 wheat harvest
Cattle care top priority for cattlemen
Hello debt ceiling


Corn hybrids now available with seed treatment combination
EPA approves fungicide for soybeans
Fungicide enhances disease control, yield potential in corn and soybeans
Just a scoop full
Marketing something old, not new
Mexican trucks: NAFTA's next big challenge
New soybeans offer growers options
Product boosts yield potential


Aberdeen livestock auction report
Ada livestock sales report
Amarillo livestock auction summary
Apache livestock auction report
Arkansas livestock auction summary report
Clovis livestock auction report
Colorado feeder cattle summary
Dalhart livestock auction report
Denison feeder cattle auction report
Dodge City cattle sales report
Dunlap feeder cattle auction report
Ft. Smith livestock auctiion report
Goldthwaite sheep sales report
Grain market close
Hay prices steady in most areas
Hay trading slow to moderate
High Plains slaughter news
Joplin regional cattle sales report
Limited wheat harvest in Southern Low Plains
Many areas receive precipitation
McAlester livestock auction report
Most of state gets precipitation
Most winter wheat very poor
Newell sheep sales report
North Arkansas livestock auction report
North Arkansas livestock sales
OKC West livestock auction report
Planting advances despite active weather
Pratt 3 p.m. cattle sales
Pratt livestock auction report
Salina cattle sales report
Severe storms bring moderate rainfall
Some areas return to planting as flood waters disperse
Spring planting progress increases slowly
Spring planting progress slows
Springfield livestock auction report
Tulia livestock auction report
Tulsa livestock auction report
Weather conditions continue to delay planting
Week of contrasts
West Plains regional cattle sales
Wheat, corn close higher, soybeans lower
Winter wheat conditions decline slightly
Woodward livestock auction report


Kansas ozone levels rise after Flint Hills burning


America's Farmers Mom of the Year finalist named
Asset planning program is May 24
Caterpillar and bagworm control
Cooking the chard way
Dancing while they work
Digging in the dirt
Easy Al fresco entertaining
Edible landscaping combines best of both worlds
Extension develops animal evacuation plans
Hiring professional tree services
Iowa State ag teams do well at College Bowl
Llama displaced by tornado finds new home
Meditation for 5-23-11
Orion could be an excellent starter home
Our Local Food memberships available
Rosette disease virus identified
Spicy BBQ sauce benefits NMSU chile research
Tips for a complete meal on the grill
USDA launches school garden initiative
Youth to visit Mongolia this summer

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