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Monday, September 15, 2014 - 14:26

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct GAP workshops for fruit and vegetable growers in Indianola and Sioux City. The one-day workshops are important for growers who want to better understand how GAPs can be used to meet buyers’ food safety requirements.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 10:11

Vegetable growers and those working with them can enjoy a cover crop workshop planned for Sept. 22 at the Woodbury County Extension Office in Sioux City.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 12:37

The "What" Berry Farm in conjunction with the Midwest Aronia Association and Aronia Berry Services of Northeast Iowa is hosting a Harvest Day at the farm located in Fairbank, Iowa, on Sept. 6.

Wednesday, September 3, 2014 - 11:21

Diana Cochran brings expertise in nursery management, plant propagation and horticulture plant materials to her new position as fruit specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tuesday, September 2, 2014 - 13:49

Growers producing crops in high tunnels can attend a series of meetings across the state this fall hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, August 18, 2014 - 15:32

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1 and Level 2 workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable producers beginning in October. The one-day workshops are important for growers who want to better understand how GAPs can be used to meet buyers’ food safety requirements.

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 10:55

The last “Farm to Fork” culinary tour of the season hosted by Flavors of Northwest Iowa, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is Sept. 4. The tour leaves Sheldon, includes three stops and visits with four local producers.

Friday, August 15, 2014 - 10:16

The “Farm to Fork” culinary tour hosted by Flavors of Northwest Iowa, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is Aug. 21. The bus tour departs from Sioux City and visits four farms, connecting people who want to know more about local foods with local producers.

Monday, August 11, 2014 - 13:29

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar, Aug. 20, features Ajay Nair with Iowa State University Department of Horticulture. He will discuss the use of cover crops in conjunction with vegetable production.