July 2012

July 12, 2012 01:03 PM

Cayla Westergard Taylor participated in 4-H as a youth and continued involvement in college as a communications intern with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Now, she has joined 4-H Youth Development on the Iowa State campus as the newest state staff member of this pre-collegiate outreach program from ISU Extension and Outreach.

July 12, 2012 08:35 AM

Iowans are noticing changes in their trees this summer and asking Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists about symptoms that may indicate stress or decline in the health of their trees.

July 11, 2012 01:54 PM

A $25,000 gift from Ag Ventures Alliance is helping Iowa State University Extension and Outreach launch new research and training projects in 2012.

July 11, 2012 08:18 AM

Dry conditions are putting stress on Iowa trees. Trees on marginal sites are dying all over the state, said Jesse Randall, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach forester.

July 9, 2012 02:46 PM

Iowa’s Sales Tax Holiday is Aug. 3-4. Consumers should plan ahead to get the most for their money during this annual sales tax exempt shopping weekend, said Susan Taylor, a family finance specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

July 9, 2012 09:28 AM

When people describe their happy childhood memories, they usually talk about time spent with family. In July the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explores the importance of family fun.

July 6, 2012 03:49 PM

With continuing weather forecasts of temperatures in the mid- to upper 90s and heat index topping 100 degrees in Iowa, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell reminds beef cattle producers that properly preparing for these weather conditions is vital to maintaining herd health.

July 5, 2012 03:50 PM

Sweet corn is one of the most popular vegetables in the home garden, roadside stands and farmers' markets. This summer’s hot, dry weather has growers asking Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists about sweet corn.

July 5, 2012 03:27 PM

Clayton, Dickinson, Hamilton, Ringgold, Story and Worth counties have added to Iowa 4-H history by County, a blog detailing the history of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development. The history blog is a partnership of the Iowa 4-H program and the Iowa 4-H Foundation.