August 2013

August 8, 2013 02:30 PM

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about lawn seeding, from what to look for in a grass seed mix to how frequently to water a newly seeded area.

August 7, 2013 02:35 PM

Visitors to this year's Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18, can discover more with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Extension and Outreach can be found all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.

August 5, 2013 11:44 AM

A field day Aug. 20 at the Iowa State University Neely-Kinyon Farm will cover the topics of sustainable and organic agriculture. The field day will begin at 4 p.m. and includes a light supper.

August 5, 2013 11:12 AM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a feedlot field day at the Greg Galles feedlot near Marcus in northwest Iowa on Tuesday, Aug. 27, beginning at 1 p.m.

August 5, 2013 10:03 AM

The Iowa State University Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy Research Farm, rural Boone, will hold a cover crop and corn production field day Aug. 30.

August 2, 2013 04:01 PM

Aquatic plants, although necessary for the pond ecosystem, can become a nuisance in ponds throughout Iowa during the hot summer months. Excessive plant growth can be managed through a variety of methods of varying cost and effectiveness.

August 2, 2013 11:49 AM

Iowans should feel free to eat fresh produce and enjoy summer’s bounty, but also take care to handle these foods safely, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

August 2, 2013 09:59 AM

An Iowa Learning Farms field day Aug. 27 will focus on soil health using cover crops, reduced tillage and nutrient management in the Boone River Watershed.

August 1, 2013 11:48 AM

When asking their children to take out the garbage or to please help with the dishes, parents may feel like they might as well be talking to themselves. During August, learn about whether children should help with household chores in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.