October 2013

October 8, 2013 03:03 PM

Iowa State University has joined the Engagement Scholarship Consortium, an international organization consisting of state/public and private higher education institutions with a broad scholarly agenda to advance university-community efforts. Consortium membership supports Iowa State’s efforts to expand the vision of outreach and engagement.

October 8, 2013 07:32 AM

Two informational meetings concerning the presence of emerald ash borer will be held in Cedar Rapids on Nov. 7. The 1 p.m. meeting is for people in the Green Industry and the 6:30 p.m. meeting is for homeowners.

October 4, 2013 03:28 PM

There’d be no 4-H clover without heads, hearts, hands and health. But the Iowa 4-H program itself would be hard pressed to continue without volunteers.

October 4, 2013 12:28 PM

ISU Extension and Outreach, in partnership with local agencies, will be offering a panel discussion on keeping children safe on Oct. 10 from 6:30-8 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Callender. This event is free to the public.

October 3, 2013 01:07 PM

To enjoy the beauty of daffodils in spring, gardeners must plant daffodils in the fall. There are several thousand daffodil varieties, but standard planting practices, including how to force daffodils indoors.

October 3, 2013 10:39 AM

National 4-H Week is Oct. 6-12 and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating 4-H youth who make an impact on Iowa communities, and are stepping up to the challenges of a complex and changing world.

October 3, 2013 07:16 AM

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Mechanicsville in northern Cedar County, making this the fourth location where the invasive beetle has been found in Iowa.

October 2, 2013 01:17 PM

Mark Tomer, research soil scientist at the National Laboratory for Agriculture and the Environment, will be the guest presenter during the Iowa Learning Farms' webinar Oct. 16.

October 1, 2013 01:46 PM

During National Energy Awareness Month in October, family life specialists talk about getting kids to understand the impacts of their energy use in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.