July 2011

July 15, 2011 09:01 AM

Many diseases and disorders can affect tomatoes during the growing season. Iowa State University Extension specialists describe the symptoms and management of common problems.

July 14, 2011 02:00 PM

The Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program is currently accepting applications for the 2012 program. Eligible communities are those with populations of fewer than 10,000, existing transportation-related issues and a committee of volunteers willing to dedicate their time and talent to the visioning process.

July 13, 2011 03:27 PM

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and the Iowa Soybean Association (ISA) have released a collaborative second edition of the Soybean Aphid Field Guide. The guide’s authors are Erin Hodgson, ISU Extension entomologist, and Matt O’Neal, ISU research entomologist. 

July 12, 2011 11:12 AM

The 2011 Cook This! 4-H Culinary Challenge teams have been chosen. Twenty-four teams of Iowa youths are gearing up to compete in the kitchen at the Iowa State Fair.

July 12, 2011 11:08 AM

Teams for the 2011 Stitch This! 4-H Design Challenge at the Iowa State Fair have been chosen. Nine teams of Iowa teens will tear up and recreate garments that capture the theme, “America the Beautiful.”

July 12, 2011 09:55 AM

Students who attended the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference June 28-30 learned the basics of food preparation at the Cook This! workshop with hands-on activities and a dash of fun.

July 11, 2011 01:45 PM

The 2011 North American Manure Expo will be July 20 in Norfolk, Neb. at the Northeast Community College Agricultural Complex.

July 11, 2011 10:24 AM

Terry Steinhart, Iowa State University Extension livestock specialist recently spent a week at the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF), Pakistan. He was one of four U.S. extension trainers at the “Strengthening Extension Skills of Young Professionals in Afghanistan and Pakistan” workshop.

July 8, 2011 09:43 AM

Chris Mondak became assistant director for Iowa State University Extension to Agriculture and Natural Resources July 6, 2011. Mondak has served as ISU Extension dairy specialist since 2000.