Iowa Farm Science: Volume 17, Issue 4
Conversion to wood as a source of fiber for making paper and fiberboard has created several new markets for pulpwood. Three pulpmills in Iowa are buying pulpwood cut from tree species commonly found in the state.
Starvation rather than winter cold is the main cause of wintertime colony losses. Here's how to prepare your bee colonies for winter and what you can do to help make sure that they'll be around to produce honey next year.
The ideal meat-type beef animal is between (1) our current standards that result in some carcasses with excess fat and (2) an animal that produces a carcass of only lean meat - with no fat and no marbling.
The results of part of our study of the occupational plans and preferences of Iowa farm boys - though not conclusive - raise some important questions related to the handling and direction of future farm policy.