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Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 10:26

Annie's Project helped Nicole Jonas write a business plan and add value to her farm business. The classes "made me realize things I needed to be doing or be doing better on Red Granite Farm and helped me focus on it as a real business,” Jonas said.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 10:14

A cover crop workshop for commercial growers and those working with commercial growers is planned for Feb. 25 at the Iowa Clothing Center, 1005 Nutmeg Avenue, Kalona.

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 10:00

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct a tomato grafting and pest management workshop Friday, March 28 at North East Iowa Dairy Foundation Center, Calmar.

Friday, February 14, 2014 - 12:13

Southeast Iowa vegetable producers can learn how to grow quality transplants at an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop planned for Friday, Feb. 21 in Fairfield.

Thursday, February 13, 2014 - 17:15

Iowa MarketReady helps farm vendors selling dairy, fruits, meats and vegetables design a better business strategy to succeed. This two-day training will be  March 25 and March 27 in Waterloo.

Monday, February 10, 2014 - 10:36

ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a certification workshop for anyone wishing to sell morel mushrooms in Iowa. The certification earned by attending the workshop is a three-year certification. Everyone selling morel mushrooms in Iowa must be certified.

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.