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Monday, February 20, 2012 - 14:13

A new CD, the Iowa Core Companion, now is available to assist those preparing for the commercial pesticide applicator core exam. It provides review and practice quizzes for a better understanding of the material covered in the Iowa Core Manual.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 12:24

Livestock producers and service providers can learn how to use RUSLE2 in nutrient management, manure management and comprehensive nutrient management plans at a workshop April 5 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Polk County office.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 12:06

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct a series of meetings in March to address problems associated with herbicide resistant weeds. The meetings will provide information about the causes of herbicide-resistant weed populations, objectively evaluate weed management programs currently used in Iowa and support the development of durable weed management programs.

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 12:01

A Biomass Crop Production workshop Thursday, March 8, at Southwestern Community College in Creston, Iowa, will explore why interest is increasing in biomass crops for energy in Iowa.

Thursday, February 9, 2012 - 16:10

Individuals who would like to be able to sell morel mushrooms legally within the state of Iowa can take a three-hour certification workshop in March or April. Workshops are being offered at several locations across the state.

Thursday, February 2, 2012 - 11:46

The Iowa Learning Farms’ Feb. 15 webinar will feature Chad Hart, an economist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Hart will discuss sustainable production and distribution of bioenergy for the Central U.S.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 16:58

The Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm will hold its association annual meeting and an educational program on March 8 at the Duncan Hall in Duncan Iowa. The program will begin at 9 a.m. and adjourn at 2 p.m.; lunch will be provided.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012 - 16:17

“When we love the place where we live, we take better care of it,” said Kristi Cooper, a family life specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She will discuss how to develop a sense of place and build communities that connect people with nature during the Virtual Eco Family Conference on Feb. 2.

Thursday, January 19, 2012 - 11:11

The 2012 Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference is Saturday, March 10 at Sinsinawa Mound Center, Sinsinawa, Wis. One of the largest private woodland owner conferences in the nation, it  will cover a wide range of forestry and wildlife topics including timber marketing in today’s economy.