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Thursday, July 2, 2015 - 11:53

Visitors can enjoy a horticulture tour through the Lyon County Fair Grounds gardens and taste locally-sourced food at the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Garden Tour and Local Food Tasting Tuesday, July 21, in Rock Rapids.

Monday, June 22, 2015 - 11:35

Extension staff from Iowa State University, University of Minnesota and South Dakota State University will provide families with information on everything from food safety education and stretching food dollars as the cost of eggs and poultry increases to implementing strategies to manage a family’s finances and stress during tough times.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 - 10:37

Due to an increased interest in home food preservation, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has developed the “Preserve the Taste of Summer” program. This program includes both online lessons and a hands-on workshop focusing on home food preservation with the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations.

Friday, May 15, 2015 - 08:31

Commercial production topics and practices will be featured at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 2015 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Monday, Aug. 10 at the ISU Horticulture Research Station, near Ames.

Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 14:43

Researchers need samples of aronia berry jams and jellys for a research project with the goal of helping the FDA establish a standard of identity for aronia berry jams and jellies.

Tuesday, April 21, 2015 - 15:34

Four new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach online classes give vendors and farmers' market managers good agricultural practices for safe food production and handling specific to farmers' markets, with a focus on specialty foods.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 10:24

Iowa State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has general information about avian influenza and factsheets on keeping your birds healthy.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 10:37

A new publication providing information on suitable tomato varieties for commercial field and high tunnel production in Iowa is now available at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Online Store. Home gardeners also will find the variety descriptions helpful.

Tuesday, March 31, 2015 - 12:05

The half-day workshop,“Combating the Spotted Winged Drosophila Fruit Fly," will be offered April 20 in Iowa City and April 27 in Clarion.