News Releases

Van Buren County Pasture Walk will Feature Baleage Information
(Posted on 8/28/2015)
The Van Buren County Pasture Walk will be Wednesday, Sept. 16 starting at 5:30 p.m. at the Van Buren County Fairgrounds in Keosauqua. The event will focuson baleage.
Half of Iowa Farmers Haven’t Identified Successors
(Posted on 8/28/2015)
The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll: 2014 Summary Report indicates that fewer than half of the farmers surveyed have identified successors for their farm operations.
Yard and Garden: Dividing Lilies, Daylilies and Peonies
(Posted on 8/26/2015)
Late summer and early fall is a great time to manage the flowers growing around the house and in the garden. The trick is to know the best times and ways to manage particular types of flowers, like lilies, daylilies and peonies. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on managing different types of flowers during the late summer and early fall.
Drainage Water Management and Cover Crop Field Day Is Sept. 10 Near Woolstock
(Posted on 8/25/2015)
Iowa Learning Farms and Practical Farmers of Iowa are hosting a field day Sept. 10 at the Arliss Nielsen farm, rural Woolstock. The field day will focus on drainage water management and cover crops.
New Iowa State Professor Gets Latino Students Excited about Education
(Posted on 8/25/2015)
Julio Cammarota has a track record of engaging Latino high school students in research about race, racism and ethnic identity. Iowa State's new associate professor of multicultural education in the School of Education also is an ISU Extension and Outreach specialist, helping to enhance research-based education in all of Iowa’s 99 counties. 
Grain Drying Research Guides Farmers in Harvest and Winter Storage Plans
(Posted on 8/24/2015)
As harvest approaches, propane is a key ingredient for anyone using a high-temperature system to dry corn. A case study conducted by Mark Hanna, agricultural and biosystems engineering specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help farmers as they plan for harvest and winter storage.
Iowa Families Save Money and Eat Right with Spend Smart. Eat Smart.
(Posted on 8/24/2015)
Eating healthy on a tight budget can seem like a tough thing to do. However, the “Spend Smart. Eat Smart.” website and blog offered through Iowa State University’s Human Sciences Extension and Outreach provide nutrition suggestions, meal planning and grocery shopping tips.
September Field Days Highlight North and South America Gardens
(Posted on 8/24/2015)
Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms will hold their annual Demonstration Home Garden tours and local food tastings Sept. 10-21, at various locations throughout Iowa.
Iowa Youth Honored at 2015 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event
(Posted on 8/21/2015)
Twenty-one Iowa youth received top awards during the 2015 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 13-14 at the Memorial Union on the Iowa State University campus in Ames.
Heddleson Summer Internship Participant Morgan Bahl Shares Her Experience
(Posted on 8/21/2015)
In this video Morgan Bahl, a junior in nutritional science, describes her Heddleson Summer Internship experience.