Value Added Ag Events

03/07/2015- Spring Garden Seminar
Dubuque Co. Master Gardeners are kicking off the season with a brand new take on their annual Spring Garden Seminar. The Seminar now features three focused tracks on Home Landscapes, Fruit and Vegetable Gardening, and Wildlife Gardens where garden enthusiasts can mix and match sessions for a diversified experience in multiple gardening approaches.

03/07/2015- Hands-On Grape Pruning Workshop
Mike White, ISU Extension viticulture specialist will be pruning mature LaCrescent and St. Croix winegrape vines growing on a Geneva Double Curtain (GDC) trellis system at Dave & Linda Pitlik's vineyard. Participants can come and go as they wish and do some pruning if they wish.

03/14/2015- Gardening With Youth
Master Gardeners in Madison, Dallas and Warren counties are invited to attend, "Gardening With Youth," a free event which qualifies for 2 hours worth of MG continuing education. This workshop will include how to tailor activities to a child's development level, safety, building in transitions, modifying lessons for special needs and an overview of

03/14/2015- Chestnut Field Day

03/16/2015- Annie's Project
Risk Management Education for Farm and Ranch Women. Topics include: Risk assessments,Human factors in farming, grain marketing, crop insurance, USDA-FSa and NRCS programs, farmland leasing, financial statements, farm tax issues, money, investments, retirement,business planning and much more!!

03/17/2015- Ladies Farm Seminar Series
Grain Marketing

03/19/2015- Master Gardener Winter Webinar
FREE and open to public! Learn how Master Gardeners are engaging in school gardens and supporting systems change for health.