Yard & Garden/Horticulture

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July 28, 2014

A Farm Bill Program will be held on Tuesday, August 26 at the Templeton Community Center in Templeton, Iowa. A meal will be served at 6:00 PM and the program will begin at 6:30 PM. Topics to be covered include 2014 Farm Bill Review, "new" crop insurance programs and sign up, considerations for choosing insurance, FSA Livestock program, and conservation compliance. The program is free for all participants. Please register by August 22 with the Audubon County Extension Office at 563-4239 or by e-mail Tonya Vetter at tvetter@iastate.edu. 

Farm Bill Informational Flyer

Statewide Resources

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  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • Images and information on a wide range of common pest and non-pest insects encountered in the home, yard and garden.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • Master Gardeners are individuals who have an interest in horticulture, have taken the Master Gardener training offered by Iowa State University Extension, and share their time and expertise with other gardeners.

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • Horticulture & Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Extension specialists.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

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