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Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2005, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen Jun 2005

Soybean Aphids In Iowa—2005, Marlin E. Rice, Matthew E. O'Neal, Palle Pedersen

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

During any growing season, the soybean aphid remains a threat to cause economic damage to soybeans. This publication reviews what is currently known about soybean aphids and management strategies for 2005.


Resource Conservation Practices: Tillage, Manure Management, And Water Quality, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Mark A. Licht Apr 2005

Resource Conservation Practices: Tillage, Manure Management, And Water Quality, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Mark A. Licht

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Tillage and manure application practices significantly impact surface and ground water quality in Iowa. Learn how tillage and manure management affect soil erosion and considerations for nitrogen and phosphorus use.


Resource Conservation Practices: Tillage Management And Soil Organic Matter, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Mark A. Licht Apr 2005

Resource Conservation Practices: Tillage Management And Soil Organic Matter, Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Mark A. Licht

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

It has been well documented that increased tillage can reduce soil organic matter in topsoil. Learn what soil organic matter is; the importance of surface residue, tillage effect, and quality conservation systems; and the benefits of organic matter for improving soil quality.


Instruments For Measuring Concentrations And Emission Rates Of Gases And Particulates From Animal Feeding Operations, Hongwei Xin Jan 2005

Instruments For Measuring Concentrations And Emission Rates Of Gases And Particulates From Animal Feeding Operations, Hongwei Xin

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Descriptions of the operational characteristics of ten commonly used instruments for measuring gases and particulates.


Agricultural Phosphorus Management And Water Quality Protection In The Midwest, Charles Wortmann, Matthew J. Helmers, Antonio P. Mallarino, Charles Barden, Daniel Devlin, Gary Pierzynski, John Lory, Ray Massey, John Holz, Charles Shapiro, John L. Kovar Jan 2005

Agricultural Phosphorus Management And Water Quality Protection In The Midwest, Charles Wortmann, Matthew J. Helmers, Antonio P. Mallarino, Charles Barden, Daniel Devlin, Gary Pierzynski, John Lory, Ray Massey, John Holz, Charles Shapiro, John L. Kovar

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

For nutrient management planners -- to understand the risk of phosphorus in surface waters and to manage this risk. Targeted for Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, and Nebraska.


Practices To Reduce Dust And Particulates From Livestock Operations Flowchart, Wendy J. Powers Jan 2005

Practices To Reduce Dust And Particulates From Livestock Operations Flowchart, Wendy J. Powers

Agriculture and Environment Extension Publications

Practices to control dust and particulate emissions associated with livestock can be applied to animal housing and manure storage areas. This fact sheet is designed to provide producers with information on relative costs and effectiveness of dust and particulate control practices. This fact sheet accompanies, Practices to Reduce Dust and Particulates from Livestock Operations , (PM 1973a).