News Releases

Debtor Education Course Helps Those in Bankruptcy
(Posted on 5/1/2015)
Debt happens, but sometimes it’s just too much, and filing for bankruptcy may be the best way to regain financial control. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers the education that is required during the bankruptcy process.
Summer Webinars Help Gardeners Grow in Knowledge
(Posted on 4/30/2015)
Gardeners have the opportunity this summer to learn about theme gardens, planting trough gardens, water features and conservation, attracting butterflies and bees, and growing herbs.
Yard and Garden: Planting and Caring for Trees
(Posted on 4/30/2015)
Millions of trees are planted in Iowa on both private and public lands. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions related to successful tree planting.
Iowa 4-H’er Spencer Orr Talks Poverty, Hunger with President Obama
(Posted on 4/27/2015)
During a trip to the White House, Iowan Spencer Orr and a delegation of 4-H’ers told President Barack Obama and U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack about the programs they are leading to improve their communities in healthy living, food security and STEM education.
New Sulfur Fertilizer Recommendations for Iowa’s Planting Season
(Posted on 4/24/2015)
Sulfur Management for Iowa Crop Production, a new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication, provides a summary of research efforts and guidance on sulfur fertilization and application needs.
Attend May Beef Management Workshops for Cattle Producers
(Posted on 4/24/2015)
Beef producers are invited to attend one of two Spring 2015 Beef Management Workshops being held by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Madison and Henry counties during May.
Comito Honored with a National Wetlands Award
(Posted on 4/23/2015)
Jacqueline Comito, director of the Iowa Learning Farms and Water Rocks! programs at Iowa State University, is a recipient of the National Wetlands Awards - an honor bestowed by the Environmental Law Institute, Washington, D.C.
Yard and Garden: Plant Tomatoes in Spring
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
Tomatoes are a popular part of many Iowa gardens, and with spring here, the time to plant them is approaching. But when is too early to plant? Where should they be planted? Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.
ISU Extension Workshop Offered for Crop Scouts
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
Field Scouting Basics Workshop is a half-day course designed for beginning-level crop scouts. It provides hands-on, in-field experience to prepare for the 2015 growing season.
Crop Scouting Competition 2015 Is Open for Enrollment
(Posted on 4/22/2015)
High school age students have an opportunity to learn crop-scouting skills and integrated pest management basics by participating in the Crop Scouting Competition for Iowa Youth.