August 2013

August 20, 2013 08:41 AM

Iowa State University will be establishing the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation Network with a $250,000 grant from the U.S. Economic Development Administration. The grant was awarded to the ISU Extension and Outreach Center for Industrial Research and Service.
 

August 19, 2013 08:35 AM

A Sept. 10 field day near Gilmore City at the Drainage Research and Demonstration Project site will focus on agricultural practices that can reduce nutrients leaving the field for better water quality.

August 16, 2013 08:23 AM

Eight high school student teams competed in the third annual Crop Scouting Competition conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on Aug. 1. The Clayton County team won the competition that increases students’ awareness of Iowa agriculture through hands-on learning and teamwork.

August 16, 2013 08:23 AM

An annual review of manufacturing by the Iowa State University Center for Industrial Research and Service shows that Iowa’s manufacturing sector continued its post-recession recovery, adding jobs through 2011. Employment in this sector, however, is still 10 percent lower than prerecession levels in 2007.

August 15, 2013 08:41 AM

Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship staff members will present information about the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy during the Iowa Learning Farms webinar Wednesday, Aug. 21 at 11:30 a.m.

August 15, 2013 08:36 AM

Peonies can thrive up to 100 years if maintained properly. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about peony care, specifically how and when to divide the plant.

August 13, 2013 01:55 PM

The Iowa State Fair is a great showcase of the many projects and interests of Iowa 4-H'ers. This infographic breaks down the number of 4-H'ers participating and many of the exhibit and project areas available.

August 12, 2013 12:37 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has scheduled three cover crop workshops for commercial growers and those working with commercial growers for this fall.

August 12, 2013 10:22 AM

Experience Ida County’s local foods network by attending “Farm to Fork” Friday, Aug. 23. The afternoon bus trip will explore locally produced culinary sensations from Ida County farms and businesses.