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When you need to make decisions that affect your family, community, business, or farm, look to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. You can rely on ISU Extension for unbiased, research-based information and education to help you make better decisions.
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April 26, 2017

Master Gardener Article by Judy Stevens

This spring has been beautiful in Eastern Iowa with all the trees and shrubs in full bloom.  It is tempting to make a selection on a new tree or shrub for your own yard based upon the beauty of a tree you may see as you’re a traveling around.

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April 26, 2017

Master Gardener Article by Linda Skvor

We’ve all seen those hibiscus plants at garden centers with their HUGE blooms, but buying the right one can be a bit confusing.   Which one is for the landscape, or are they just a patio plant?

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January 12, 2017

FREE Garden Classes will be presented by the Linn County Master Gardeners (LCMG).  No pre-registration is required!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 26, 2017 11:39 AM

Farmers looking to transition to organic production need specialized training that can be provided through an Iowa State University...

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