Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

garden tools
March 9, 2015

Are you in 4th-12th grade and enjoy dirt, insects, flowers and trees?  The join the Jr. Master Gardeners 4-H Club today!!

March 6, 2015

Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach want to Thank You during Extension Week!

Listen to KKRL/KCIM during Extension Week ~ March 23-27~ and see if you can win the daily trivia question for a gift bag from your Carroll County Extension Outreach county staff and council members.

 

March 4, 2015

Seed Treatment will be held on March 17th at 9:00 am

Commercial Ag will be held on March 17th at 1:00 pm

Ornamental and Turfgrass will be held on March 26th at 1:00 pm

 

All re-shows are held at the Carroll County Extension office and you must pre-register by calling 712-792-2364.

December 30, 2014

Carroll County ISU Extension and Outreach plans to hold a Pesticide Training on March 24, 2015 at 6:30 at the Carrollton Inn.  If weather conditions are not favorable, please tune into KCIM/KKRL for any cancellations. No need to pre-register. Private Pesticide Training Brochure

If winter weather is hazardous in your area, please call the Pesticide Bureau at 515-281-8591 to check on any possible change in time or cancellation. 2015 IDALS Pesticide Applicator Certification Winter Test Schedule

eco family
March 9, 2015

Iowans will learn how to maximize their resources and share their extras during the 2015 Eco Family Project from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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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