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Friday, September 13, 2013 - 14:55

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released a revised publication on how to protect ash trees from Emerald Ash Borer damage. Emerald Ash Borer Management Options, PM 2084, is available for free download from the Extension and Outreach Online Store.

Friday, September 13, 2013 - 13:29

Proper lawn care in the fall helps maintain a healthy, vigorous lawn and can revive a declining lawn. This year, lawn dormancy needs to be considered before completing important fall chores include mowing, fertilization, weed control and aeration.

Thursday, September 12, 2013 - 16:03

The 2014 Annual Garden Calendar, “The Wonder of Trees,” is now available for purchase from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach online store.

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 08:49

Harvest vegetables at the right stage of maturity for nutritious, high quality produce. When properly harvested and stored, some vegetables will keep most of their original flavor and food value for months, according to horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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.