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September 10, 2014 02:38 PM

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy apples and apple harvesting. Here are some tips from ISU Extension and Outreach to make the most of apple season.

September 10, 2014 01:37 PM

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar features Iowa State's Tom Isenhart. He'll discuss the question, “Do we know enough about stream bank erosion to mitigate damage to stream ecosystems?” on Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 11:30 a.m.

September 10, 2014 10:11 AM

Vegetable growers and those working with them can enjoy a cover crop workshop planned for Sept. 22 at the Woodbury County Extension Office in Sioux City.

September 9, 2014 02:55 PM

Youth from across Iowa competed in Bratney Companies 4-H Robotics Challenge at the 2014 Iowa State Fair where they showcased their robot designing and programming skills.

September 8, 2014 12:40 PM

Eighty-five youth participated in the 2014 4-H/FFA State Livestock Judging Contests held in the new Hansen Agriculture Student Learning Center.

September 8, 2014 09:05 AM

From the preschooler who can’t decide what to eat, to the high school student who can’t decide what to wear, sometimes children have a hard time making decisions. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists offer suggestions on how parents can help in the Science of Parenting blog.

September 5, 2014 03:16 PM

Farmers can learn about crops, grazing research and current beef research from Iowa State University at the annual fall field day of the McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm.

September 5, 2014 11:31 AM

Iowa Ag Secretary Bill Northey and farmer Nate Anderson were guest experts in the Farm Progress Show tent organized by Iowa State University. They shared their management strategy experiences and listened as farmers talked about management practices for their own farms.

September 4, 2014 03:51 PM

Fall is the perfect time to prepare a lawn for the months ahead with these weed-control tips from ISU Extension and Outreach.

September 4, 2014 09:27 AM

September is National Food Safety Education Month, and an appropriate way to celebrate is to clean the kitchen, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.

September 4, 2014 08:51 AM

A three-location tour in southeast Iowa will provide a look at expansion options for innovative beef cattle facilities.

September 3, 2014 12:37 PM

The "What" Berry Farm in conjunction with the Midwest Aronia Association and Aronia Berry Services of Northeast Iowa is hosting a Harvest Day at the farm located in Fairbank, Iowa, on Sept. 6.

September 3, 2014 11:21 AM

Diana Cochran brings expertise in nursery management, plant propagation and horticulture plant materials to her new position as fruit specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 2, 2014 04:14 PM

Twenty-six Iowa youth received top awards during the 2014 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 15-16.

September 2, 2014 01:49 PM

Growers producing crops in high tunnels can attend a series of meetings across the state this fall hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 2, 2014 09:25 AM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering “Smart Choice: Health Insurance” classes throughout the state this fall to help Iowans prepare to select health insurance coverage when open enrollment under the Affordable Care Act begins again Nov. 15.

August 28, 2014 02:25 PM

As late summer becomes early fall, it is a great time to get outside and do some yard work. Get tips on great ways to improve the yard, trees, garden and flower beds from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists.

August 25, 2014 04:54 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provides several resources to help farmland owners and operators make a one-time election of a commodity program from 2014-18 connected with the Agricultural Act of 2014.

August 25, 2014 04:02 PM

Iowa Learning Farms is hosting four cover crop field days this September. Each event will have a different aspect of this conservation farming practice.

August 25, 2014 08:58 AM

Iowa now has 13 counties infested with Emerald Ash Borer after beetles were found in Story City.

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