Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides many resources on lawn care for homeowners to help maintain a healthy summer lawn.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating Extension and Outreach Week throughout the state March 24-30, 2013. Each year nearly a million people from every county directly benefit from Extension and Outreach programs – and we reach more than a million people online.
Mushroom hunters who would like to legally sell morel mushrooms in Iowa must complete a morel mushroom certification workshop. The workshop will be offered at three locations in March and April.
Ongoing effects from the drought may hit closer to home with possible water shortages this year across the state. Iowans can prepare by finding simple ways to conserve water in their own homes.
School lunch can be a good source of nutrition for children. But the menu may not match their food preferences every day. A new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach aims to guide parents on creating healthy, balanced packed lunches, while keeping the food safe until lunch time.
Fair goers looking for healthier alternatives at the Iowa State Fair, or who want to track their calories and activity to balance their day, can turn to a new app available for the iPhone and as a mobile website.
The Iowa State Fair, Aug. 9-19, is packed with rides, food vendors, entertainment, exhibits and other attractions. In addition, find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.
Farm-to-Fork tours are part of a series of events in Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Local Food Road Show aimed at connecting people to locally grown food and flavors in Northwest Iowa. Upcoming tours include Sioux City, Aug. 19, and Storm Lake, Aug. 26.