Dr. Billy Beck
The derecho that swept across Iowa and the Midwest in August of 2020 caused extensive damage to forests and woodlots – but not all of it was negative.
A recently-funded study is kicking into high gear this spring, intent on investigating the water quality and quantity impacts of certain woody structures that are all-too-familiar to Iowa landowners—beaver dams.
Virtual forestry days will continue to be offered online this fall, with two events scheduled in October. On Oct.
The August 10th derecho produced devastating impacts to Iowa’s agriculture, infrastructure, and forest resources.
The 25th edition of the Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference will draw foresters and landowners from Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin to the Highland Community College in Freeport, Illinois, March 14.
Windbreaks and shelterbelts exemplify the value and functionality that trees and forests provide to Iowa agriculture - especially producers in our state's northwest corner.
Hello Iowans! My name is Billy Beck - your new Forestry Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Iowans interested in the care of trees, forests and natural resources should consider attending a forestry field day this fall, held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and various public and private partners.