Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Lee County will host a this fall for growers interested in producing crops in high tunnels. The beginning “High Tunnel 101” workshop is for current commercial fruit or vegetable growers and traditional farmers interested in diversifying their production.
Alliant Energy's Operation ReLeaf program is back to give residential utility customers the opportunity to purchase landscape trees at a heavy discount. This is an opportunity to conserve energy by creating shade for your home or a wind break. Lee County Extension is participating this year, get all of the information here!
If you have an interest in gardening and would like to share that passion through volunteer opportunities in your community, consider applying to be a member of the 2014 Lee County Master Gardener Class!
Darbee Wellman, Agriculturalist for ISU Extension and Outreach in Henry and Lee counties has been named the 2014 National Winner of the National Association of County Agricultural Agents Communication Award in the Audio Recording category. She was the only national communications winner selected from the state of Iowa for 2014.
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.