Yard & Garden/Horticulture

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June 22, 2017

Welcome to Words on Wellness- a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you'll find reliable, research based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy habits into your daily lifestyle. Check back monthly for the latest edition!

Iowa Master Gardeners
March 24, 2017

Applications Due April 24- open to local non profit groups or organizations for planting or education

Keep Calm, Make the Best Better
February 24, 2017

Two positions open- applications due March 24

January 17, 2017

Learn how to eat more veggies….and enjoy doing it! Register now for this FREE class on Thursday, January 26th at the Extension Office!

November 30, 2016

Cass County Extension is now filling our end of the year CIC schedule for Commercial Applicators. Call before December 15 to get your training date scheduled!

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 many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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