June 2011

June 8, 2011 01:33 PM

The Iowa Learning Farms’ June 15 webinar will feature Iowa State University Assistant Professor Michelle Soupir, who will talk about the fate and transport of pathogens from agricultural landscapes.

June 8, 2011 01:06 PM

Iowa State University Extension nutrition specialists discuss the positive aspects and concerns about the new MyPlate food icon and messages from USDA.

June 7, 2011 11:33 AM

Cass County community leaders and extension researchers at Iowa State University and Cornell University teamed up to create a research project that focuses on increasing the consumption of locally grown foods in the county. The project has been under way for more than a year now, and researchers plan on increasing hands-on activities for families with school-age children.

June 6, 2011 12:48 PM

The 2011 Field Diagnostic Clinic will be held July 11-12 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) near Ames. This program focuses on the fundamentals of crop plant diagnostics.

June 6, 2011 12:37 PM

Registration is now under way for the 2011 Crop Management Clinic to be held July 13-14 at the Field Extension Education Laboratory (FEEL) near Ames. The Crop Management Clinic is an intensive two-day training program that focuses on the latest developments in crop production and protection.

June 3, 2011 12:32 PM

During the off-season, teams often take a break from their particular sport or activity. However, there’s no off-season for Iowa 4-H robotics teams. These future scientists and engineers always are preparing for their next event — whether the Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the Iowa State Fair or the 2011 FIRST LEGO League challenge this fall.
 

June 3, 2011 11:04 AM

Iowa State University Extension has a number of resources available to help Iowans cope as they deal with flooding and its aftermath.

June 3, 2011 08:31 AM

Bearded irises add many colors to spring gardens. Learn how to keep them healthy and blooming in this week's yard and garden column.

June 2, 2011 02:55 PM

The 15th Annual Iowa 4-H Foundation Central Iowa Golf Benefit, “Going for the Green,” is July 18 at Wakonda Club in Des Moines. This annual event benefits Iowa 4-H youth and other youth programs throughout the state.