March 2011

March 15, 2011 09:40 AM

Focus groups will take a look at research and the outlook for organic crops in 2011.

March 14, 2011 04:41 PM

Select Iowa high school students will have the opportunity to visit China this summer as part of the Global Youth Excellence Program. The 11-day trip includes visits to historical sites, major cities and leading corporations. The application period is now open, and closes April 29.

March 14, 2011 04:22 PM

Sisters and student-athletes Britta and Hallie Christofferson are familiar with the challenges that college life and college sports can bring. They also know that their experiences growing up in 4-H help them meet those challenges.

March 14, 2011 03:09 PM

The 2011 Siouxland Garden Show features 30 educational sessions presented by regional experts, nearly 50 businesses and clubs from across the greater tri-state region and free hands-on activities for children. The fifth-annual event runs Friday, March 18, and Saturday, March 19, at the Marina Center in South Sioux City, Neb.

March 11, 2011 10:11 AM

The workshop offers information on several aspects of cover crops, including cost-share programs for cover crop usage.

March 10, 2011 12:40 PM

Selecting the type and variety of peas to plant this spring is made easy with this week's garden column.

March 10, 2011 10:22 AM

Four Iowa 4-H’ers from Buena Vista, Sac, West Pottawattamie and Worth counties have been selected to represent Iowa at the National 4-H Conference April 2-7 in Chevy Chase, Md.

March 10, 2011 09:27 AM

Whether or not Charlie Sheen has really given his last interview, his behavior may continue to be confusing, particularly to teens and preteens, says Malisa Rader, an Iowa State University Extension family life specialist.

March 9, 2011 12:58 PM

The Iowa Learning Farms’ March webinar, to be held at noon Wednesday, March 16, will feature Jeremy Singer and cover crop management.