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Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 15:30

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will explore how Master Gardeners support local food systems during a winter webinar series.

Monday, December 15, 2014 - 14:15

“High Tunnel: Beyond the Basics” will be offered at the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association’s annual conference on Jan. 29. The half-day workshop will focus on tools and equipment that measure the environment for making smarter, more informed decisions when managing summertime plant stress.

Friday, December 12, 2014 - 15:54

When Laura Elsinger of Guttenberg, Iowa, was considering a career change to organic agriculture last summer, an announcement for an Iowa State University online course claimed her attention. So she decided to participate in the course, “Transitioning to Organic Agriculture.”

Monday, November 17, 2014 - 14:36

The Good Agricultural Practice workshop scheduled for Nov. 19 in Sioux City has been cancelled. Those who registered for the workshop may transfer their registration to another upcoming GAP workshop from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, October 6, 2014 - 09:22

The Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit, an Iowa State University project designed to help communities build their capacity to produce, process and distribute food, will be featured at the Iowa Hunger Summit that is part of World Food Prize activities.

Monday, September 22, 2014 - 14:00

The 14th annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held Nov. 16-17 on the University of Iowa campus, as a joint effort between Iowa State University and the UI Office of Sustainability.

Thursday, September 18, 2014 - 11:06

The small farm sustainability program is re-introducing the ISU Extension and Outreach Acreage Living newsletter in an online format. Those living on small farms and acreages will find valuable resources in the newsletter, on the website and in future online courses offered by the program.

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.