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March 16, 2015 09:42 AM

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.

March 13, 2015 11:51 AM

The Iowa Alpha Mu Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Phi, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s honor society, recognized three Friends of Extension during Epsilon Sigma Phi’s annual awards ceremony March 10 at the Scheman Building on the ISU campus.

March 11, 2015 03:21 PM

If given proper care, a 100-foot-long row of red raspberries can produce 100 to 150 pints of fruit. Proper pruning increases berry numbers and size, and is required to obtain maximum yields.

March 11, 2015 11:52 AM

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.

March 11, 2015 09:26 AM

Meaghan Anderson has joined ISU Extension and Outreach as the field agronomist for eastern Iowa.

March 6, 2015 11:08 AM

Human sciences specialists from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach discuss the “art” of parenting – how parents can tailor their parenting style to each child’s temperament – in the Science of Parenting blog.  

 

March 4, 2015 03:53 PM

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.

March 4, 2015 02:06 PM

The final session of the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardeners winter webinar series on how to support local food systems will be held Thursday, March 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at county extension offices.

March 4, 2015 12:14 PM

The key to good fruit set is to provide conditions favorable for flower bud formation, survival and pollination. Horticulturists with ISU Extension and Outreach share cultural practices that improve a tree’s ability to begin and continue to bear fruit.

March 3, 2015 01:26 PM

A website with examples of how Iowa and the country benefit from teaching, research and extension efforts at Iowa State University and the nation’s other land-grant universities has been launched.

March 3, 2015 11:49 AM

The Iowa Ag Development Division, in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county offices, is offering two-hour classes for individuals interested in learning more about low interest loans for beginning farmers and Iowa tax credits for farmers who hire a beginning farmer for custom work.

March 2, 2015 04:47 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering Farm Financial Planning, a program providing one-on-one financial support and advice to farmers.

March 2, 2015 12:12 PM

Enhancing the monarch butterfly’s habitat in rural and urban Iowa is the goal of a new, broad-based statewide effort.

March 2, 2015 12:09 PM

Women need to prepare throughout their lives if they wish to become financially secure and independent in their later years. The Money Talk program from ISU Extension and Outreach helps women make informed financial decisions.

March 2, 2015 11:41 AM

Bob Hartzler and Mike Owen, professors of agronomy and ISU Extension and Outreach weed scientists, updated the 2015 Herbicide Guide for Iowa Corn and Soybean Production to reflect the 2014 growing season, product effectiveness and changes in industry offerings.

February 26, 2015 12:35 PM

Rates for custom machine work and services are showing a steady increase again for 2015, according to the 2015 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey.

February 25, 2015 04:16 PM

While the weather outside is currently cold and snowy, spring isn’t far away. This is a great time to get a jump-start on spring planting by germinating seeds and starting flower and vegetable plants indoors.

February 23, 2015 10:06 AM

Timothy O. Borich will be retiring as director of the ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development program, as well as associate dean for extension and outreach within the ISU College of Design, effective Sept. 3. He will remain at Iowa State part-time as an associate professor in the Department of Community and Regional Planning.
 

February 20, 2015 09:41 AM

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.

February 19, 2015 04:06 PM

More than 80 participants attended the 2015 State 4-H Volunteer Retreat at Iowa State University. Volunteers, staff, parents and intermediate and senior 4-H members came together to share ideas and learn about innovative curricula to improve 4-H Youth Development programs.

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