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Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Options Recently Revised
(Posted on 3/26/2015)
The revised publication includes the life stages affected by systemic insecticides, two new professional products and proper use to protect insect pollinators. It also highlights two pesticides that protect the ash tree for two years.
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Clinton County, Iowa
(Posted on 3/25/2015)
Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in the city of Clinton, making this the 20th county in Iowa where this wood boring pest of ash trees has been found. EAB kills all ash tree species and is considered to be one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America.
Acreage Living Newsletter Addresses April Showers, May Flowers and Other Spring Issues
(Posted on 3/24/2015)
Harvesting rainwater, managing thistles, designing outdoor spaces and protecting ponds from too much moss are all topics covered in the recent issue of Acreage Living, a free online newsletter from Small Farm Sustainability at ISU Extension and Outreach.
Iowa Science and Technology Fair Participant Invited to White House Science Fair
(Posted on 3/16/2015)
Eric Koehlmoos of South O’Brien High School in Paulina is headed to the 2015 White House Science Fair March 23 at the White House in Washington, D.C.
Iowa Learning Farms March Webinar Focuses on Manure and Water Quality
(Posted on 3/11/2015)
The Iowa Learning Farms webinar Wednesday, March 18, features Dan Andersen, assistant professor and extension specialist with Iowa State University in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.
Aquaculture Publications a Resource for Farmers Raising and Caring for Fish
(Posted on 3/4/2015)
Fish producers can stay current on the areas of fish health, feeding practices, water quality and water treatment by referring to the standard operating procedures for aquaculture outlined in new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publications.
New Consortium Launched to Conserve Monarch Butterfly Habitat in Iowa
(Posted on 3/2/2015)
Enhancing the monarch butterfly’s habitat in rural and urban Iowa is the goal of a new, broad-based statewide effort.
Iowa State Helps Develop App for Recording Pesticide Applications
(Posted on 2/20/2015)
Iowa State University helped develop an app that makes it easier to meet state and federal pesticide record-keeping requirements. Extension and Outreach is working with developers to improve the app's usefulness and features.
North Central Iowa Research Association and Iowa State University to Hold Educational Meeting
(Posted on 2/12/2015)
The annual meeting of the North Central Iowa Research Association and educational program of the ISU Northern Research Farm will take place on March 12 at the Duncan Ballroom in Duncan.
Make Plans to Attend the North Iowa Agriculture Summit Feb. 19
(Posted on 2/11/2015)
The North Iowa Agriculture Summit is an opportunity for producers and agriculture professionals to become better informed about what is happening in the industry, to network and share resources.