Flowers that provide pollen and nectar are great additions to any garden and are a huge benefit to butterflies and bees. Learn how to turn a sunny corner of the yard into a place that attracts butterflies and pollinators.
A free public webinar will introduce a new resource for city governments about zoning issues related to production and sales activities commonly associated with urban agriculture. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 30.
Lee County is leading the way by offering a pilot program of "Leading Communities: A Place-Based Leadership Program," a modular and interactive community leadership program based on cutting-edge research on community leadership.
4-H teams from Benton, Muscatine, Scott and Washington counties will represent Iowa in upcoming national 4-H livestock and meats judging contests. The teams earned the right to represent Iowa 4-H after receiving top honors in the 2015 4-H/FFA State Livestock and Meats Judging Contests.
Parents who did not have an ideal childhood may unknowingly be perpetuating the same traumatic experiences for their children. However, the cycle can be broken, according to the Science of Parenting bloggers with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Harvest is historically the most dangerous time of year for agriculture. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wants to remind everyone to regularly read instruction manuals about potential dangers of farm equipment and to be diligent in preventing farm injuries.
Adverse childhood experiences do not guarantee bad outcomes for adults, but they increase the odds of struggle and they are largely preventable, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.