News Releases

Iowa State Recognized Nationally for Community Engagement Efforts
(Posted on 1/28/2015)
Iowa State University has earned reclassification as a “Community Engaged University” from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
Soil and Insect Management Workshop for Vegetable Crops Offered by ISU Extension
(Posted on 1/28/2015)
Vegetable crop producers will learn about cover crops, soil fertility and insects in vegetable cropping systems during  the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop Monday, Feb. 16 at Cedar Valley Produce Auction warehouse, Elma.
Extension Offers Transplant Production Workshop for Vegetable Producers
(Posted on 1/28/2015)
Growing quality transplants is the topic of a day-long Iowa State University Extension and Outreach workshop Tuesday, Feb. 17 at Valders Hall 379 on the Luther College campus in Decorah, Iowa.
Yard and Garden: Properly Pruning Trees During Winter Months
(Posted on 1/27/2015)
At this stage of winter, trees on Iowa’s landscape are still months from blooming and providing shade, which makes this the prime time of the year to give trees a tune-up with pruning. What is the best way to prune properly to avoid harming trees?
Feedlot Facility Workshops Coming in February and March
(Posted on 1/26/2015)
The Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University will offer several workshops across Iowa focusing on choices in feedlot facilities in February and March 2015.
Iowa Beef Center Releases 'Cattle Bidder' App
(Posted on 1/26/2015)
Cattle feeders, order buyers and bankers now have a tool from the Iowa Beef Center to help them make cattle buying decisions.
Required Morel Mushroom Certification Workshops Offered in April
(Posted on 1/26/2015)
Interested in hunting and selling morel mushrooms in Iowa? If so, plan to take this three-hour class in April from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and be certified to sell morel mushrooms legally within the state.
Iowa Children Are Engaged with STEM, 4-H and FIRST LEGO League
(Posted on 1/22/2015)
Across Iowa, science, technology, engineering and math activities – also known as STEM -- are engaging 4-H members and schoolchildren. STEM is enriching their lives and connecting them with science in a fun way with activities like FIRST LEGO League. 
Yard and Garden: Avoid Problems with Stored Produce
(Posted on 1/22/2015)
Sometimes issues crop up with produce storage, leading to disappointment. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on how to avoid produce storage problems.
4-H, Positive Youth Development Featured in International Journal
(Posted on 1/22/2015)
Children and youth learn best when they learn through experience. This positive youth development is the essence of 4-H and is featured in the international research journal Reclaiming Children and Youth.