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Thursday, August 29, 2013 - 08:36

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach share grape harvest time tips.

Thursday, August 22, 2013 - 08:25

Perfectly ripe pears are a luscious treat. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about when to harvest and how to ripen and store pears to have the most desirable fruit.

Thursday, August 15, 2013 - 09:36

Peonies can thrive up to 100 years if maintained properly. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about peony care, specifically how and when to divide the plant.

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.

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 14:30

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about lawn seeding, from what to look for in a grass seed mix to how frequently to water a newly seeded area.

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, August 1, 2013 - 10:42

Home gardeners have watched melon vines fill considerable garden space while anticipating harvest time. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach tell how to determine when melons are ready to harvest.

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 08:17

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Fairfield in Jefferson County, making this the third location where the invasive beetle has been found in Iowa.