June 2014

June 27, 2014 09:57 AM

Iowa Learning Farms and the STRIPs research group will host a prairie strips installation field day at the farm of Gary Guthrie near Nevada from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 10.

June 27, 2014 08:39 AM

Organic agriculture specialist Kathleen Delate spent the spring 2014 semester in Italy seeking information to benefit Iowa farmers.

June 26, 2014 10:58 AM

To help feedlot producers learn about and adapt to changes in packer requirements, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association are co-hosting “Beef Quality Assurance Certification and Assuring Cattle Care” meetings in northwest Iowa.

June 26, 2014 08:54 AM

John-Paul Chaisson-Cárdenas has been hired as the new Iowa 4-H Youth Development program leader for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. He begins his position July 21.

June 25, 2014 01:32 PM

Summer marks the season when your lawn can look its best – if you know how to maintain it properly. ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer some tips that can help.

June 24, 2014 01:20 PM

SOFA is a unique program that allows students from Adair, Cass and surrounding counties interested in careers in agriculture to experience potential career paths beyond traditional production with an annual trip to areas around the Midwest.

June 23, 2014 09:41 AM

Fifty-two Iowa 4-H'ers have been selected to receive state 4-H project awards in 2014. More than 160 4-H youth applied for the awards this year, which are given to youth who have demonstrated mastery, leadership, communication and service in a specific project area.

June 19, 2014 03:04 PM

Container gardens are an excellent way to grow plants in limited spaces. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on choosing containers and plants, and some ways to make sure they thrive.

June 18, 2014 02:14 PM

Youth can register now for the fifth annual Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2014 Iowa State Fair Sunday, Aug. 10, and Monday, Aug. 11. Registration is open until June 30.