Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 09:50
Courtney Long, with Iowa State University, received a 2016 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award for the “Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit” program. Long was named second runner-up in this competition that recognizes outstanding efforts by state and local MarketMaker programs around the country.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:44
Visitors to the 2016 Iowa State Fair, Aug. 11–21, can find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach connections throughout the fairgrounds.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:02
Mary Giese and Evan Fritz are among 20 Iowans representing the colleges and units of Iowa State University who will have their portraits painted during the Iowa State Fair. The portraits are part of “Your Beautiful Adventure,” the university’s exhibit in the Varied Industries Building.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 07:41
Beneficial insects will be introduced next week at Mount Hosmer City Park in Lansing for the biocontrol of emerald ash borer. This control approach known as biological control reunites natural enemies with an invasive pest, in this case to help suppress EAB populations.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:14
Iowa State University will host the 2016 ISU Veterans in Agriculture and Entrepreneurship Conference on Monday, Aug. 22. The conference is called “Common Ground: Creating Dialog and Action,” and will provide veterans, their families, service providers and policy makers an opportunity to learn and network.
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 11:08
To help community leaders and business owners make the most of their local bike trails, the Hotel Pattee in Perry has been hosting the Bike Trail Tourism Conference for the past three years, organized by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's Community Economic Development unit.
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 11:09
In March 2016, the Center on Sustainable Communities and ISU Extension and Outreach’s Community and Economic Development unit agreed to work together to provide resources and outreach on best practices in construction, planning and healthy living — and the Sustainability Collaborative was born.
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 13:53
A team of extension professionals and elected representatives from the Iowa Association of County Extension Councils has developed a diversity and inclusion strategic plan to guide Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s work in building a strong Iowa.
Monday, July 11, 2016 - 13:20
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Iowa Department of Natural Resources received national recognition for a series of videos they created to help educate the public and local officials about flooding and the National Flood Insurance Program.
Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 08:19
Emerald ash borer has been positively identified from a tree in central rural Louisa County. This exotic pest kills several species of ash and is considered one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America. Iowa now has 32 counties with confirmed infestations.