June 2014

June 17, 2014 09:52 AM

Iowa Learning Farms will host a "Nutrient Reduction Strategies" field day at the LICA farm near Melbourne on Wednesday, June 25. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

June 17, 2014 08:03 AM

Former Plymouth County 4-H'er Caine Westergard credits a large part of her success in the fashion world to the nine years she spent in 4-H.

June 17, 2014 07:54 AM

Iowa Learning Farms will host a "Benefits of Strip-Tillage" field day near Primghar on June 23. The event is free-of-charge and open to the public.

June 17, 2014 07:42 AM

An Iowa State University Extension and Outreach entomologist, in collaboration with an Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship entomologist, has written a new publication to help Iowans identify signs of the destructive Emerald Ash Borer.

June 13, 2014 09:20 AM

Dubuque County Extension is partnering with Loras College to provide computer literacy training to older citizens as a part of the Mid-Life and Beyond Program.

June 13, 2014 07:56 AM

The annual spring field day for the Iowa State University Southeast Iowa Research Farm will be held  June 26 near Crawfordsville, beginning at 1 p.m.

June 13, 2014 07:55 AM

An adult Emerald Ash Borer submitted by an Iowa City resident to the Iowa EAB Team has been positively identified as the destructive beetle by a federal identifier.  A follow-up examination of ash trees growing in the vicinity of where the beetle was collected has failed to confirm an infestation.

June 12, 2014 08:28 AM

Homeowners may be noticing growths, spots or sooty areas on maple leaves during summer. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach identify the leaf abnormalities and tell how to manage them.

June 10, 2014 11:28 AM

Selling produce at farmers markets, flower production, tomato grafting and pumpkin production are topics that will be covered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association and central Iowa farmers during fields days this summer.