In 1912, Professor S.W. Beyer called out to alumni, encouraging them to return to Ames for the Iowa State College-University of Iowa football game for Iowa State's first "homecoming" celebration. Over the past 100 years Homecoming has become a cherished ISU tradition -- a time of reunion and celebration. On Oct. 22-27, we're excited to celebrate Cytennial - the 100th anniversary of homecoming at Iowa State.
AMES, Iowa – Agricultural producers applying for value-added producer grants can find resources to assist them through the Agricultural Marketing Resource Center at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The value-added producer grant program is a competitive program administered by USDA Rural Business and Cooperative Service. Grant funding was announced in the Federal Register Nov.
AMES, Iowa – Iowa farmers are increasingly concerned about herbicide-resistant weeds and are changing their weed management practices to deal with the issue, according to the 2013 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.
AMES, Iowa -- Commercial manure applicators can attend annual training Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2014 to meet commercial manure applicator certification requirements. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources will conduct Commercial Manure Applicator training from 9 a.m. to noon at 76 Iowa locations, two Wisconsin locations and one Minnesota site. Doors open at 8:30 a.m. There is no fee for the workshop, but applicators must register by Dec. 30 with the ISU Extension and Outreach county office where they plan to attend.
AMES, Iowa -- Confinement site manure applicators and those interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend one of the two-hour workshops offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January and February 2014. The workshops are offered in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources. There is no fee to attend the workshops, but applicators will need to pay certification fees to complete certification requirements.
Explore careers in recipe creation and testing, food photography, and publishing at Better Homes and Gardens Test Kitchen, on Monday, February 17, 2014. Lynn Blanchard, Meredith Test Kitchen Director, Davis County 4-H alum, Iowa State University alum and relative of former Story County Extension Staff has graciously agreed to provide this tour to encourage youth to explore career opportunities in the food industry. Following the tour, enjoy a cultural dining experience at the Gateway Café and explore the world of products in the Gateway Market.