January 2011

January 7, 2011 02:59 PM

Starting geraniums from seed and caring for amaryllis so they will reflower are two indoor gardening projects perfect for winter days, as is selecting hardy varieties of fruit trees.

January 6, 2011 02:23 PM

 A new publication from Iowa State University Extension addresses techniques for dryeration and combination drying to increase the drying rate for high-temperature corn dryers.

January 5, 2011 04:48 PM

Many Iowans greet the New Year resolving to eat more nutritiously after overindulging on holiday treats. However, Iowans who are food insecure are more concerned about whether they’ll be able to eat at all on any given day. Community groups and organizations aren’t giving up hope that all Iowans can have access to affordable, healthy foods.

January 4, 2011 05:25 PM

Studio 4-H provides the opportunity for young Iowans, no matter where they live, to learn from professionals in cinematography, photography, audio production, graphic design and digital storytelling media.

January 4, 2011 04:26 PM

ISU Extension Nutrition Specialist Sarah Francis offers tips for spotting questionable nutrition claims.

January 4, 2011 11:28 AM

Recent federal food safety legislation can impact small fruit and vegetable growers. Seven workshops throughout the state in January and February will highlight good practices for food safety and post-harvest handling.