Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

March 3, 2015

Mahaska County Master Gardener meeting is rescheduled to March 10 at 6 pm. 
The Pesticide webinar is rescheduled to March 17 at 5:30 pm.

March 3, 2015

The educational events will be held at the Mahaska County Extension Office Auditorium.  All presentations are on Tuesday evenings at 7 pm, are open to the public, and free to attend.  Prior registration is not required, but appreciated.

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February 5, 2015

Join us every THIRD THURSDAY in 2015 for a FREE, fun, educational, and family-friendly workshop.  Workshops will be held at the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Oskaloosa from 6:00-7:00 p.m.

January 20, 2015

This winter’s “Tools for Your Future” Crop Fair program is designed to help local growers deal with the volatility in modern agriculture, according to organizers with the Iowa Corn Growers Association (ICGA) and Iowa Corn Promotion Board (ICPB). The program will be held Tuesday, February 17, 2015 at the Iowa Speedway – Newton Club, 3333 Rusty Wallace Drive, Newton, Iowa. Registration begins at 9:00 AM and the program runs from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM with complimentary lunch served at noon.

January 9, 2015

Classes for beginning vegetable gardeners will be held in February!  However, any interested gardener is encouraged to attend

At the Garden Gate Newsletters

Mahaska County Master Gardeners

Mahaska County Master Gardeners Facebook Page - Facebook.com/mahaskamg

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • Horticulture & Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Extension specialists.

  • 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.

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • Images and information on a wide range of common pest and non-pest insects encountered in the home, yard and garden.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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