January 2011

January 18, 2011 02:37 PM

Iowa State University Extension in Plymouth County, along with other partner organizations, is presenting a Wind and Solar Energy Conference on March 2 at the Le Mars Convention Center.

January 14, 2011 02:46 PM

Iowa State University Extension will offer manure applicator certification workshops for dry manure operators on seven different dates and locations in February.

January 14, 2011 02:16 PM

ISU Extension is training volunteers with Retired Senior Volunteer Programs (RSVP) who will help older Iowans with limited incomes learn how the Iowa Food Assistance Program can help them buy nutritious food.

January 13, 2011 03:56 PM

Get tips for growing seedlings indoors – including lighting, germinating, timing, heating and containers.

January 13, 2011 03:37 PM

Three risk management workshops for women who work with swine operations will be held over the next few weeks.

January 13, 2011 01:27 PM

Thanks to financial support from a multi-state extension group, beef producers are now able to get the Bovine Estrus Synchronization Planner at no charge.

January 13, 2011 11:44 AM

The Iowa 4-H Foundation has received $15,300 from the Monsanto Fund to support the State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa in April at Iowa State University. The fair encourages youth in grades six to 12 to bring in science projects, which are judged by professionals in science and engineering.

January 13, 2011 11:16 AM

The 2011 Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference is Saturday, March 12, at Sinsinawa Mound Center, Sinsinawa, Wis. The conference annually draws 550 woodland landowners from Wisconsin, Illinois and Iowa.

January 11, 2011 09:44 AM

The Beginning Farmer Network (BFN) is sponsoring the Beginning Farmers Conference on Feb. 12, at the Scheman Center, Iowa State University, Ames.