Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

July 27, 2015

.  There will be a leasing meeting held on August 3 at 9:30 am in Audubon, Iowa, at the Audubon County Extension Office, located at 608 Market Street.  The cost is $20/person pre-registered, or $25/person without pre-registration.  Attendees will receive a land leasing handbook with reference and resource materials.  The workshop will last approximately 2 ½ hours.  Shane Ellis, ISU farm management specialist for the west central region of the state will be presenting.  To register, please call the Audubon County Extension office at 712-563-4239.

July 7, 2015

There is a new and friendly face in the Audubon County Extension office.  Ann Carter began her work as the Audubon County Program Coordinator on July 6, 2015.  As the Audubon County Extension & Outreach Program Coordinator Carter will have lead responsibility for responding to and addressing local issues.  She will do this by engaging resources, information and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach programs in Audubon County. 

Statewide Resources

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

  • 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.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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