The "Women Managing Cattle" series is designed for women cattle operators who want to learn more about marketing strategies, cattle management and managing land and water resources.

The next regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. This month’s presenters are Rosalyn Lehman with Iowa Rivers Revival and Nate Hoogeveen with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

Iowa Master Gardener trainees will meet Iowa State faculty, staff and students when they come to the Iowa State campus for educational sessions and tours of the horticulture department.

Part of living in Iowa is dealing with winter and its effects on landscapes. That means taking precautions to ensure that certain plants can survive winter’s harsh blast by overwintering them.

The new Engaged Scholarship Funding Program from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach encourages faculty and staff to turn their research into educational programs to improve Iowans' lives.

With continued support from the Leopold Center, the Local Foods Program is moving under the umbrella of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beginning this week.

The annual Dairy Sheep Association of North American Symposium will focus on industry standards, the latest dairy management ideas and farmstead cheese production.

Latino store owners in Perry are learning how to make healthy, affordable and culturally appropriate foods more accessible, thanks to the Dallas County Healthy Corner Store Initiative.

Flowers that provide pollen and nectar are great additions to any garden and are a huge benefit to butterflies and bees. Learn how to turn a sunny corner of the yard into a place that attracts butterflies and pollinators.

Acorns are falling from oak trees into yards everywhere. Viable acorns can be grown into oak trees, if properly handled.

Farmers are increasing their use of information technology devices and accessing information to help with farming decisions, according to the 2014 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

The Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute offers a new four-hour training session on administration and accounting in eight Iowa locations during October.

During harvest time the Iowa Farm Safety Council strives to increase knowledge about agricultural hazards and dangers and to encourage Iowans to make better safety and health decisions.

A free public webinar will introduce a new resource for city governments about zoning issues related to production and sales activities commonly associated with urban agriculture. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 30.

Lee County is leading the way by offering a pilot program of "Leading Communities: A Place-Based Leadership Program," a  modular and interactive community leadership program based on cutting-edge research on community leadership.

4-H teams from Benton, Muscatine, Scott and Washington counties will represent Iowa in upcoming national 4-H livestock and meats judging contests. The teams earned the right to represent Iowa 4-H after receiving top honors in the 2015 4-H/FFA State Livestock and Meats Judging Contests.

Fall is the perfect time to treat lawns for optimal spring performance. Treating now assures lawns will be ready for spring growth. 

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1, Level 2, and Iowa MarketReady workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable producers beginning in November.

Parents who did not have an ideal childhood may unknowingly be perpetuating the same traumatic experiences for their children. However, the cycle can be broken, according to the Science of Parenting bloggers with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.