County News

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.

January 25, 2016

Children growing up in a home where there is a healthy, stable couple relationship have fewer behavioral and emotional problems and perform better in school.

January 25, 2016

Information helps producers to increase yields while growing high quality produce

January 25, 2016

Annual shade tree conference offered Feb. 23-25 in Ames

January 21, 2016

The weather is cold outside, but it’s the perfect time to start preparing and growing tuberous begonias indoors to get them ready for a move outdoors when spring arrives.

January 20, 2016

“Map of My Kingdom,” a play about land transition, will be presented by Iowa Public Radio and performed as part of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Beginning Farmer Center “Returning to the Farm” seminar on Jan. 29 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center.

January 20, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Field Crop Scout School on Saturday, Feb. 27 at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center in Ames. 

school gardens
January 20, 2016

School Garden 101 provides hands-on training for teachers, school staff on Tuesdays, February 9 through March 8 in Ankeny and Des Moines.

January 20, 2016

Spotted winged drosophila can be contained to limit crop damage

January 20, 2016

Patrick Gunn with ISU Extension challenges every producer to consider these New Year's resolutions.

January 19, 2016

For over 25 years, Gilmore City a key location for ISU researchers working to improve water quality

January 15, 2016

Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on how to care for indoor flowering plants during colder months.

January 12, 2016

Dallas County 4-H club celebrates 100 years.

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