Visitors to this year's Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18, can discover more with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Extension and Outreach can be found all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.
Aquatic plants, although necessary for the pond ecosystem, can become a nuisance in ponds throughout Iowa during the hot summer months. Excessive plant growth can be managed through a variety of methods of varying cost and effectiveness.
When asking their children to take out the garbage or to please help with the dishes, parents may feel like they might as well be talking to themselves. During August, learn about whether children should help with household chores in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
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.
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.
Design, installation and maintenance of agricultural drainage systems is the focus of the Iowa Drainage School Aug. 20-22 at the Borlaug Learning Center on the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm near Nashua, Iowa.
Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms and Wallace Foundation for Rural Research and Development will host the 19th annual Crops Field Day on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 5 p.m. The event will be held at the ISU Armstrong Research Farm in Lewis, Iowa.
The Greater Keokuk Young Professionals organization has risen from the ashes, thanks to the Keokuk Area Chamber of Commerce, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development, and two dynamic young local leaders.