December 2003 News from ISU Extension

Date 2003

News Release

Dec. 1 Emerald Ash Borer is Beautiful but Destructive (Garden Column)
Dec. 1 2003 Soybean Crop Performance Data Available
Dec. 3 10 Tips for Preserving Your Pre-holiday Weight
Dec. 4 Northern Sea Oats Will Grow in Sun or Shade (Reiman's Pick)
Dec. 5 Commercial Manure Applicator Training Scheduled for January 6, 2004 [Use by Jan. 6]
Dec. 5 Great Plains Vegetable Conference Scheduled for January [Use by Jan. 10]
Dec. 8 Iowa Christmas Trees (Garden Column)
Dec. 8 Annual Workshops for Confinement Site Manure Applicators Scheduled for 2004
Dec. 8 2003 Alfalfa Performance Data Available
Dec. 9 2003 Small Grain Performance Data Available
Dec. 9 Online Course Helps Farmers with Financial Decisions
Dec. 9 ISU Receives USDA Grant for Livestock Emissions Research
Dec. 11 Media Advisory: ISU Economist to Report Farmland Values on Dec. 17
Dec. 11 County Resident(s) Attend(s) Election Administrator Training
Dec. 11 Winter Rose Poinsettias Give a New Twist to Tradition (Reiman's Pick)
Dec. 12 Farmers Develop Grain Marketing Plans after Taking Online Course
Dec. 15 Coaxing Christmas Cacti to Bloom (Garden Column)
Dec. 16 Corn Co-Products in Sheep Rations
Dec. 17 Iowa Farmland Value Reaches Record High at $2,275 an Acre
Dec. 18 Feedlot Meeting to Feature Beef Issues [Use by Jan. 14]
Dec. 18 Consider Crop Rotation for 2004 Crop Season
Dec. 18 The Right Tools Take the Pain Out of Garden Work (Reiman's Pick)
Dec. 19 ISU Prof., Certificate Target Cyber Crime
Dec. 22 Deicing Compounds and the Home Landscape (Garden Column)
Dec. 22 Alternative Agriculture Workshop Explores Opportunities for Iowa Producers [Use by Jan. 24]
Dec. 24 Four Biobased Research Projects Receive Grant Funding
Dec. 24 Pick the Right Salt for Your Sidewalks and Landscape (Reiman's Pick)
Dec. 29 The Virtues and Vices of Black Walnut Trees (Garden Column)
Dec. 31 Lily Brings Peace of Mind (Reiman's Pick)
Dec. 31 January 7 Satellite Broadcast to Address BSE Concerns [Use by Jan. 7]

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Updated December 31, 2003