News Releases

Veterinarians 2015 Update on Cattle Industry is May 20
(Posted on 4/17/2015)
The Iowa Beef Center is offering the 21st annual update for Veterinarians on Wednesday, May 20, at the McNay Memorial Research Farm near Chariton.
Register for Upcoming Workshop ‘How Does Your Water Shed?’
(Posted on 4/17/2015)
Everyone lives in a watershed and has a relationship with the watershed. Learn more about Iowa water quality issues, how watersheds function and the human relationship with them May 4 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Story County office.
Employee Management and Grain MarketingTraining for Farm Women
(Posted on 4/17/2015)
One-third of Iowa farmers are women, so ISU Extension and Outreach has developed new courses specifically for women. May and June courses provide practical information for managing human resources and grain marketing risks on family farms.
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Dallas County, Iowa
(Posted on 4/15/2015)
Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in a residential tree in the southeast corner of rural Dallas County, making this the 21st county in Iowa where this invasive beetle has been found. The Iowa EAB Team will host a press conference at Grey’s Lake southeast parking area, 2101 Fleur Dr. in Des Moines at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015.
Federal and State Partners Provide Information on Avian Influenza
(Posted on 4/15/2015)
Iowa State University’s Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has general information about avian influenza and factsheets on keeping your birds healthy.
Yard and Garden: Control Weeds in Asparagus and Berries
(Posted on 4/15/2015)
Weeds can cause trouble for asparagus, raspberries and strawberries. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on the proper way to control weeds in home gardens.
Four Iowa Youth Head to 2015 National 4-H Conference
(Posted on 4/10/2015)
Four 4-H members are representing Iowa at the National 4-H Conference April 11-16 in Washington, D.C. The youth are from Worth, Van Buren and Cerro Gordo counties.
Yard and Garden: Properly Dividing Perennials
(Posted on 4/9/2015)
Perennials are commonly divided for three reasons: to control size, to rejuvenate plants and to propagate a prized perennial. Learn when to divide your perennials.
Food Safety Training Brings Spanish Speakers to the Table
(Posted on 4/7/2015)
Emilio Estrada is helping to train food service workers who would have a more difficult time getting trained otherwise. The program is offered by specialists in nutrition and wellness with Iowa State University’s Human Sciences Extension and Outreach.
Register Now for 4-H Maize Retreat May 15-17
(Posted on 4/6/2015)
High school youth may register now for the first bilingual and multi-cultural 4-H Maize retreat, May 15-17 at the Iowa 4-H Center in Madrid. Youth who will be entering ninth through 12th grade in the 2015-2016 school year are eligible to participate.