News Releases

Don’t Let Invasive Fruit Fly Ruin Fruit Harvest
(Posted on 3/31/2015)
The half-day workshop,“Combating the Spotted Winged Drosophila Fruit Fly," will be offered April 20 in Iowa City and April 27 in Clarion.
Emerald Ash Borer Treatment Options Recently Revised
(Posted on 3/26/2015)
The revised publication includes the life stages affected by systemic insecticides, two new professional products and proper use to protect insect pollinators. It also highlights two pesticides that protect the ash tree for two years.
Shop, Learn, Do at Siouxland Garden Show March 27-29
(Posted on 3/25/2015)
The Siouxland Garden Show March 27 - 29 at the Sioux City Convention Center, Sioux City is a garden party with something for everyone - speakers, how-to sessions, make-and-take projects and business and organization exhibits.
Yard and Garden: Your Own Asparagus Patch
(Posted on 3/25/2015)
Learn what it takes to have your very own asparagus patch and enjoy this favorite spring vegetable for years.
Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Clinton County, Iowa
(Posted on 3/25/2015)
Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in the city of Clinton, making this the 20th county in Iowa where this wood boring pest of ash trees has been found. EAB kills all ash tree species and is considered to be one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America.
Acreage Living Newsletter Addresses April Showers, May Flowers and Other Spring Issues
(Posted on 3/24/2015)
Harvesting rainwater, managing thistles, designing outdoor spaces and protecting ponds from too much moss are all topics covered in the recent issue of Acreage Living, a free online newsletter from Small Farm Sustainability at ISU Extension and Outreach.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week Is March 22-28
(Posted on 3/23/2015)
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is celebrating the land-grant mission of putting the university’s research and resources to work throughout the state of Iowa.
Ryan Breuer Named Dairy Specialist for Northwest Iowa
(Posted on 3/18/2015)
Ryan Breuer is the new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach dairy specialist serving northwest Iowa. Breuer’s office is in the Sioux County Extension Office in Orange City.
Yard and Garden: Prepare and Plant Onion Cultivars in Spring
(Posted on 3/18/2015)
In Iowa, onions are a popular garden product, but they do require some special conditions and care to get optimal results. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on onion cultivar varieties and the proper way to plant them.
Money Smart Week Is April 18-25
(Posted on 3/18/2015)
Iowans have a chance to brush up on money management skills during Money Smart Week, April 18-25, 2015.