News Releases

Yard and Garden: Prepare Garden Supplies for Winter
(Posted on 10/29/2014)
Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on the best way to prepare yard and garden supplies for winter so they’ll be ready for use when spring rolls around.
ISU Extension and Outreach Receives Public Outreach Award
(Posted on 10/27/2014)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Public Health have received the Public Outreach Award from the Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association after collaborating on the well-received I-WALK program.
Integrated Crop Management Conference Highlights Research and New Technologies
(Posted on 10/27/2014)
Iowa State University’s Integrated Crop Management conference will be held Dec. 3-4, 2014, at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus. The conference program provides an in-depth look at cutting edge topics, explains the latest research findings and provides practical, take-home information to use in Iowa crop production.
4-H Youth Use Heads, Hands, Hearts to Repurpose Items for Infants’ Better Health
(Posted on 10/24/2014)
With sewing skills, ingenuity and a sense of repurpose, 4-H youth transformed unused t-shirts into cloth diapers during a hands-on service learning project at the 2014 State Awardrobe Clothing Event.
Yard and Garden: Selecting and Growing Amaryllis for the Holidays
(Posted on 10/22/2014)
Amaryllis are the perfect holiday flower. Learn how to select and plant them for holiday blooms.
Ag Chemical Dealer Meetings Provide Crop Pest and Nutrient Updates
(Posted on 10/22/2014)
Updates to the latest crop production products and recommendations are the focus of upcoming meetings sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The meetings will be held Nov. 25 in Iowa City and Dec. 10 in Ames.
Spotlight on 4-H with Iowa State Students' The Biggest Loser Appearance
(Posted on 10/20/2014)
Allie Lansman, a junior from Fort Dodge majoring in dietetics and former Webster County 4-H'er, will appear on NBC-TV’s The Biggest Loser this week as a youth ambassador for healthy living.
Ames and Iowa State University Welcome 600 Math and Science Teachers for State Conference
(Posted on 10/20/2014)
Ames and Iowa State University will welcome more than 600 kindergarten through college-level math and science teachers from across Iowa this week with the intent of continuing to improve math and science education programs throughout the state.
IFGC Conference Focuses on Forages
(Posted on 10/15/2014)
The 2014 Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference will be Nov. 25 at the Des Moines Airport Holiday Inn. The event is open to anyone interested in forage and grassland issues.
Study Measures Propane Used for Grain Drying
(Posted on 10/14/2014)
A new publication from ISU Extension and Outreach illustrates the results of the collaborative efforts of three ISU farms to measure the propane and electricity used for grain drying during the 2013 harvest season.