February 2011

February 24, 2011 11:09 AM

“The New Extension Commons: Connecting People and Programs,” the theme of the 2011 National Urban Extension Conference, will focus on the unique needs of urban and suburban communities across the nation and how extension professionals can meet these needs.

February 24, 2011 10:11 AM

Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa will co-host a workshop focusing on cover crops at the Clay County Regional Events Center, Spencer, on March 10.

February 24, 2011 10:09 AM

The Iowa State University Extension Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic (ISU-PIDC) and the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship confirmed that a single dead specimen of the brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, was recently collected in Cedar Rapids, Iowa and submitted to ISU PIDC for diagnosis.

February 24, 2011 09:08 AM
The proper time to prune deciduous and evergreen shrubs is determined by the plant’s growth habit, bloom time and health or condition. 
February 23, 2011 02:49 PM

The “My 4-H. My Commitment.” gala raised more than $36,000 for the Iowa State University Extension 4-H Youth Development program.

February 22, 2011 06:27 PM

In a report he authored for the new issue of IAbiz magazine, ISU economist David Swenson points out that very large fractions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) of 2010 have some impact on commerce and Iowa's workers in general, small businesses in particular, and on the state's important and diverse insurance industry.
 

February 21, 2011 05:06 PM

Iowa State University Extension and partners are offering the 2011 Ag Market Outlook Seminars to provide producers with timely information to make the best decisions for their operations.

February 21, 2011 05:01 PM

Iowa pork producer Greg Carlson explains why he subscribes to the distance education series SowBridge.

February 21, 2011 10:51 AM

To provide an opportunity for Iowa business leaders, homeowners, livestock producers and environmentalists to consult on wind and solar energy, Iowa State University Extension in Plymouth County, along with other partner organizations, is presenting a Wind/Solar Energy Conference.