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February 11, 2016

If you are considering a health-related change, take a look your favorite coffee shop beverage.

February 11, 2016

I wonder if it is coincidence that Valentine's Day, National Heart Month, and National Wear Red Day are all in February...

February 11, 2016

February is often associated with valentines, sweets and all things lovey dovey. It’s also Heart Month which makes it a great time to think about your own heart health and the health of those you love.

February 8, 2016

The first-ever Grassroots Grazing program for young and beginning graziers was such a success last year that Joe Sellers, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef program specialist, said the program is being expanded this year.

February 8, 2016

To protect children from overindulgence, emphasize love rather than money

February 4, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists are asking soybean farmers to provide yield and agronomic data specific to their soybean production fields by March 1, 2016.

February 4, 2016

With snow covering the ground across much of Iowa, the current winter climate isn’t hospitable for outdoor growth of flowers. But it’s the perfect time to prepare for spring by forcing bulbs indoors.

February 4, 2016

Cost of crop production expected to fall but profit margins remain low

February 4, 2016

Iowa State University students help Marshalltown retailers market their products

February 3, 2016

Iowans with low to moderate income may receive free tax preparation

February 3, 2016

Kevin Meyer is speaker for Iowa Learning Farms webinar Feb. 17

February 3, 2016

Thanks to a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach data center, anyone with access to the Internet can find, use and visualize information about Iowa with ease.

February 1, 2016

Six members of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach team will represent the university at the 2016 Hawkeye Farm Show.

February 1, 2016

Register before March 21 for workshop on selling mushrooms in Iowa

January 29, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists explain what causes some of these growths.

January 29, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach publication discusses advantages of short duration cover crops

January 29, 2016

Tom Kaspar, USDA Agricultural Research Service cover crops researcher, and ISU Extension Field Agronomist, Mark Johnson, will boil down for attendees the “need-to-know” on cover crops.

January 27, 2016

Researchers with the Climate and Corn-based Cropping Systems Coordinated Agricultural Project have documented 130 findings, some of which will be explored during a Feb. 11 webinar, open to the public through Iowa State University.

January 27, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach to provide training on growing local foods

January 27, 2016

As an increasing number of people find themselves juggling work and the responsibilities of providing care to a family member, experts with Iowa State University’s Human Sciences Extension and Outreach advise that communication is key.

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