April 2011

April 29, 2011 09:00 AM

Annual Master Gardener plant sales are happening in many Iowa counties in the coming weeks, featuring a wide range of flowers and vegetables.

April 28, 2011 12:17 PM

Tomato plants are the most popular vegetable in the home garden. Iowa State University Extension garden specialists explain varieties, growth habits and how and when to plant this vegetable of many sizes, shapes and colors.

April 28, 2011 07:43 AM

Food, fun and a good cause will all unite at the Iowa 4-H Center’s Wall and Waffles Fundraiser on Saturday, May 7.

April 26, 2011 12:58 PM

The Iowa State University Corn and Soybean Initiative seeks team applicants and adult leaders for a new program designed to give high school students a taste of what it takes to be a modern farmer.

April 25, 2011 01:57 PM

The application deadline for the May 4 Pork Quality Assurance Plus® (PQA Plus®) Advisors certification program has been extended to Friday, April 29.

April 25, 2011 10:48 AM

The Iowa 4-H Center is hosting Spring Volunteer Day on Saturday, April 30. All ages are welcome to help spruce up the center and get it ready for another busy summer.

April 25, 2011 09:57 AM

A workshop, to be offered on May 17 and 18, will help cattle producers understand fescue management and forage-based diet supplement.

April 25, 2011 08:00 AM

A new application available for Apple® devices helps protect consumers from bad leftovers. The “4-Day Throw Away” application, available now from the App Store℠, is an extension of the 4-Day Throw Away campaign.

April 25, 2011 07:52 AM

Veterinarians who work with beef  cattle are invited to sharpen their skills and learn the latest information on a variety of topics at a May 18 workshop at the ISU McNay Research Farm.