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Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 16:30

Gardeners who want to become an Iowa Master Gardener should complete the core training course this fall through an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county office.

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 08:55

Research at Iowa State University is intended to provide information to help agriculture producers make decisions about establishing monarch habitat and encourage them to join the effort to re-establish milkweed and forbs that support monarchs during migrations across the state. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 08:38

The emerald ash borer, a destructive and invasive insect of ash trees, has been discovered in Missouri Valley. Iowa’s growing number of counties with confirmed detections has now reached 35.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 15:28

Many people love tomatoes from the garden, fresh and delicious. But diseases that attack them and limit their potential are no fun to deal with. ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturists can help solve these issues and ensure a big garden tomato crop.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 08:30

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting the 2016 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Monday, Aug. 15 at the ISU Horticulture Research Station near Ames. The annual event will feature commercial production for farmers, extension personnel and Master Gardeners.

Thursday, July 7, 2016 - 10:59

Summer squash is a popular garden crop in Iowa, but problems can pop up that limit its success and hinder its overall growth. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists can help solve these issues and create a bountiful harvest.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 11:02

Want kids to eat their vegetables and do better in school? Get them involved in gardening, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 - 10:10

The Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station will host the annual Iowa Turfgrass Field Day on July 28. The program includes demonstrations in three categories: golf course, sports turf, and lawn and landscape management.

Friday, July 1, 2016 - 08:54

Emerald ash borer has been positively identified in Brighton and Birmingham, bringing the total number of confirmed counties to 34 since it was first detected in Iowa back in 2010.