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.
Friday, August 2, 2013 - 11:49
Iowans should feel free to eat fresh produce and enjoy summer’s bounty, but also take care to handle these foods safely, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Thursday, July 25, 2013 - 13:35
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a series of meetings this fall for growers producing crops in high tunnels. Two meeting sites will be offered for each workshop.
Thursday, July 18, 2013 - 10:36
The 2013 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day at the Iowa State Horticulture Farm in Ames is Monday, Aug. 12. Those interested in attending should register online by Aug. 5.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 16:51
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is beginning a partnership with the NewBo City Market to teach Iowans garden skills and techniques.
Tuesday, July 16, 2013 - 12:08
A new Sustainable Vegetable Production website at www.extension.iastate.edu/vegetablelab has the latest research for fruit and vegetable growers. Results, publications, videos and other resources generated by research conducted by extension vegetable specialist Ajay Nair and his lab team are posted on the site.
Monday, July 1, 2013 - 14:26
The On-Farm Food Safety team with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach frequently references two extension publications when responding to fruit and vegetable growers' concerns about the safety of using produce harvested from gardens and fields that have been flooded.
Friday, June 28, 2013 - 15:28
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will hold GAP workshops this fall for farmers who sell directly to consumers and those considering sales to retail foodservices. Workshops will be held in Council Bluffs, Des Moines, Dubuque and Iowa City.