Bed bug populations are expanding rapidly in many areas of the country, infesting hotels, homes and businesses. Join us for this Lunch and Learn webinar to get more information on how to prevent these pests from infiltrating your home.
March 23-29th is Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, a time to celebrate the staff, volunteers, and supporters that help ISU Extension and Outreach reach Iowans through our educational programs. Bob Dodds, Regional Extension Education Director shares his thoughts about the evolution of Extension and what ISU Extension and Outreach means to him.
Thanks to those to attended our Weather Station Workshop. Dr. Elwynn Taylor led the program on using information from modern weather stations, such as the new West Point station, to better manage the risks associated with crop production and marketing.
Winter is a challenging time for both humans and our plants. The benefits and enjoyment one gets from plants are many, but during the winter our enjoyment is limited mostly to houseplants. Even though we do our best, some of our plants may still be struggling to survive. This article highlights some of the common mistakes that occur when caring for winter houseplants.
In 2013 ISU Extension and Outreach provided educational opportunities that focused on feeding our people, keeping them healthy, helping our communities prosper, and meeting local needs so Lee County can be an even better place for the next generation. Read our 2013 Stakeholder Report to learn about the impacts and outcomes.
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.