Tuesday, October 8, 2013 - 07:32
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.
Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 07:16
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.
Wednesday, October 2, 2013 - 13:17
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.
Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 13:46
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.
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 10:13
A one-day “Beef Facilities Conference” will be held Nov. 21 to share current research findings and discuss building management and cattle performance. The conference will be held at the Best Western Plus Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Monday, September 30, 2013 - 08:52
The network of computers that make up the Iowa Environmental Mesonet gathers, collects, disseminates and archives weather observation data under the management of Daryl Herzmann. Thousands of people and computers access the information each day — including the National Weather Service.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 07:57
Members of the extension crops team from Iowa State University responded to producer questions related to the late spring, dry summer and slow crop development by holding meetings in north central Iowa last week. For the benefit of those not attending the meetings, ISU Extension and Outreach has made video recordings of their presentations available online.
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 13:55
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released a revised publication on how to protect ash trees from Emerald Ash Borer damage. Emerald Ash Borer Management Options, PM 2084, is available for free download from the Extension and Outreach Online Store.
Monday, September 9, 2013 - 13:12
The Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar will be Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 11:30 a.m., and features the new statewide youth campaign “Water Rocks!”
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 - 10:00
Water Rocks! is an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach program delivering entertaining and engaging activities to inspire kids of all ages to appreciate water resources.