Iowa Learning Farms is gearing up for another busy season of travel with the Conservation Station, a mobile learning center that encourages all Iowans to help protect and improve soil and water quality. Requests are now being accepted for 2011 events.
As thousand canker disease and emerald ash borers edge their way toward Iowa trees and woodlands, organizers of the 55th Annual Iowa State University Shade Tree Short Course are encouraging those interested in trees to “Expand Your Plant Palette.”
The Iowa Cattlemen's Association joins with the Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference to celebrate the Conference's 40th anniversary this year. The two-day event includes the same agenda items and formats of both events under one collective program umbrella in Ottumwa.
Iowa State University researcher Kathleen Delate is undertaking perhaps the most comprehensive study of organic vegetable-growing practices by looking at the use of cover crops, manure, tillage and mulch.
Children’s health and well-being can be affected by spending too much time using electronic media. So, should parents say “no” to video games or screen time in general, including television? Not necessarily, said Kimberly Greder, Iowa State University Extension family life specialist and associate professor in human development and family studies.