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Wednesday, January 8, 2014 - 09:24

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a series of meetings this February for fruit and vegetable growers on transplanting, advanced high tunnel tomato production, drip irrigation and water management, and invasive pest management.

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 - 14:13

Iowa MarketReady will help farm vendors selling dairy, fruits, meats and vegetables design a business strategy to succeed. This two-day training will be held Feb. 20 and March 6 in Cedar Rapids.

Friday, December 6, 2013 - 15:20

High tunnel bramble production will be offered as an educational track at the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association’s annual conference Jan. 23-24 in Ankeny.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013 - 09:58

Agricultural producers applying for value-added producer grants can find resources to assist them through the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, November 18, 2013 - 10:46

Communities, local food networks and county extension offices have the opportunity to schedule spring 2014 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Good Agricultural Practices workshops for local growers.

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 14:25

The 13th Annual Iowa Organic Conference is scheduled for Nov. 17 – 18. The conference will be held in Iowa City at the Iowa Memorial Union.

Friday, August 23, 2013 - 14:53

The public is invited to visit five local farms at the inaugural Taste of Northeast Iowa Farm Crawl from 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. The event is free and for all ages.

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 13:37

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has scheduled three cover crop workshops for commercial growers and those working with commercial growers for this fall.

Monday, August 12, 2013 - 11:22

Experience Ida County’s local foods network by attending “Farm to Fork” Friday, Aug. 23. The afternoon bus trip will explore locally produced culinary sensations from Ida County farms and businesses.