owa State University Extension & Outreach will be holding training for adults interested in becoming a 4-H judge. Participants will learn from Iowa State University Extension 4-H staff as well as experienced 4-H judges about how to how to evaluate, educate and encourage youth at county fairs.
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.
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.
Southeast Iowans should enjoy their front-row seats as countless periodical cicadas emerge from the ground to blanket wooded areas, an event that occurs once every 17 years. Read more about this phenomenon!
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.
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.