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Friday, August 12, 2016 - 09:52

The commercial production aspect of asparagus is discussed in a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication. "Commercial Asparagus Production" (HORT 3059) is available online through the Extension Store.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:02

Mary Giese and Evan Fritz are among 20 Iowans representing the colleges and units of Iowa State University who will have their portraits painted during the Iowa State Fair. The portraits are part of “Your Beautiful Adventure,” the university’s exhibit in the Varied Industries Building.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 13:31

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach organic agriculture program’s research will be a focus of the Neely-Kinyon Field Day on Aug. 23 from 4 – 7 p.m. in Greenfield, Iowa.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 15:10

Because of increasing interest in grape production, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has reproduced and updated its popular publication on grape cultivars.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:04

The school garden program in Wapello County, thriving at two Ottumwa elementary schools, is an investment in healthier kids.

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 09:45

The production of melon, from site selection and planting to harvesting, is covered in the new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication "Commercial Melon Production."

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 08:30

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting the 2016 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Monday, Aug. 15 at the ISU Horticulture Research Station near Ames. The annual event will feature commercial production for farmers, extension personnel and Master Gardeners.

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 - 09:47

Because of Pak choi's rising popularity, Ajay Nair has authored a publication highlighting the types of Pak choi that can be grown, as well as the management techniques necessary to produce a strong crop.

Monday, June 13, 2016 - 14:48

An organic cropping systems field day will be conducted by agronomists from Iowa State University and the USDA-Agricultural Research Service at the Iowa State University BioCentury Research Farm, June 28 in Boone.