May 2013

May 14, 2013 12:12 PM

Iowa’s farmers are substantially involved in philanthropy, donating their time and money to organizations, causes and charities they believe in, according to the Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll. Many rural communities are beginning to depend on these philanthropic efforts as an important part of local community and economic development.

May 13, 2013 09:18 AM

Golf registrations are coming in for the 2013 Lauren Christian Pork Chop Open, and Iowa State University animal science professor John Mabry reminded people of this year’s earlier date.

May 13, 2013 08:59 AM

Farmers being observant with seed treatments at planting and pesticide applications during the growing season could minimize ill effects on bee populations, according to Iowa State University entomologists.

May 13, 2013 07:18 AM

The 2013 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day at the Iowa State Horticulture Farm in Ames is set for Monday, Aug. 12. The field day will begin at 2 p.m. and feature research-based information on a variety of production topics of interest to fruit and vegetable growers.

May 10, 2013 11:10 AM

With Annuals, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication, gardeners can plan their flower gardens for the summer.

May 10, 2013 08:42 AM

Quality Machine of Iowa Inc. is featured in the spring issue of CIRAS News, the newsletter of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Center for Industrial Research and Service. QMI has been working with CIRAS since 2010 to incorporate lean manufacturing principles and to expand the company’s customer base.

May 10, 2013 08:13 AM

Tony Toigo and Patti Cale-Finnegan will discuss Water Resource Restoration Sponsored Projects during the Iowa Learning Farms’ webinar Wednesday, May 15, at 11:30 a.m..

May 9, 2013 08:30 AM

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about rhubarb plant selection and harvesting.

May 8, 2013 09:08 AM

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Geospatial Technology Program is offering two geographic information systems short courses this summer on June 13-14 and Aug. 22-23.