Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 08:38
Iowans who want to protect their ash trees have options for a brief time this spring. However, the options apply only to valuable and healthy ash trees within 15 miles of a known infestation of emerald ash borer.
Friday, April 14, 2017 - 11:23
Andrea Nelson has accepted the position of regional director for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Region 13 serving Dallas, Polk, Madison and Warren counties effective May 1.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017 - 09:30
Iowans are beginning to discover their connections to Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy. They’ll have the opportunity to celebrate and share their stories during Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, April 17-22. Iowa’s 100 county extension and outreach offices will host activities throughout the week sharing the legacy and demonstrating how ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 15:26
The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, the honor society of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recognized four “Friends of Extension” during their 2017 awards ceremony March 26.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 09:02
The emerald ash borer can now be linked to 45 counties in Iowa as Fayette and Madison counties are the most recent to be added to that growing list. EAB is a destructive wood-boring beetle that attacks and kills all ash tree species. This exotic pest was first discovered in Iowa in 2010.
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 13:41
Immigrant-owned businesses are becoming more and more prevalent in Iowa. Driving through communities such as Perry, Ottumwa, Storm Lake and Marshalltown, the impact of immigrant-owned businesses in the central business district is evident. These businesses play a vital role in Iowa’s economy, contributing significantly to the local tax base.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 12:40
John Lawrence, associate dean in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, and director of extension and outreach, has been named interim vice president for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 15:13
ISU Extension and Outreach's Community and Economic Development program and Iowa State students worked together to help two northwest Iowa communities become more age-friendly and serve an aging population group.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 10:54
A new art gallery will be opening soon in Manning, Iowa. However, unlike traditional art galleries, Manning’s public art will be a type of “drive-through” exhibit along the Highway 141 corridor through town, as part of a collaboration with ISU's College of Design.
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 09:53
The emerald ash borer, an exotic species of beetle that attacks and decimates ash trees, has been confirmed in Greene and Wayne counties. Native to Asia, EAB has now made its way to 43 counties in Iowa.