Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

February 5, 2016

This all-day event will feature keynote speakers, break-out sessions, hands-on learning, lunch, a vendor show and MORE!

January 29, 2016

Temporary, flexible position will focus on creating and supporting school/youth gardening projects in the county. Applications due February 15!

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January 15, 2016

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!

December 8, 2015

Commercial Pesticide Applicators Reminded that Continuing Education Courses Must be Completed by End of the Year- Cass County trainings must be scheduled by December 15

November 3, 2015

Sign Up Going on Now for Vendors and Recipe Contest

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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