September 17, 2015 04:23 PM

A free public webinar will introduce a new resource for city governments about zoning issues related to production and sales activities commonly associated with urban agriculture. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 30.

September 17, 2015 11:21 AM

Lee County is leading the way by offering a pilot program of "Leading Communities: A Place-Based Leadership Program," a  modular and interactive community leadership program based on cutting-edge research on community leadership.

September 17, 2015 08:59 AM

4-H teams from Benton, Muscatine, Scott and Washington counties will represent Iowa in upcoming national 4-H livestock and meats judging contests. The teams earned the right to represent Iowa 4-H after receiving top honors in the 2015 4-H/FFA State Livestock and Meats Judging Contests.

September 16, 2015 04:57 PM

Fall is the perfect time to treat lawns for optimal spring performance. Treating now assures lawns will be ready for spring growth. 

September 15, 2015 02:48 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1, Level 2, and Iowa MarketReady workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable producers beginning in November.

September 15, 2015 11:55 AM

Parents who did not have an ideal childhood may unknowingly be perpetuating the same traumatic experiences for their children. However, the cycle can be broken, according to the Science of Parenting bloggers with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 15, 2015 09:28 AM

Educating the next generation of farmers is a goal of Iowa State University’s Integrated Pest Management program.

September 15, 2015 08:44 AM

Harvest is historically the most dangerous time of year for agriculture. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach wants to remind everyone to regularly read instruction manuals about potential dangers of farm equipment and to be diligent in preventing farm injuries.

September 14, 2015 11:47 AM

Adverse childhood experiences do not guarantee bad outcomes for adults, but they increase the odds of struggle and they are largely preventable, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.


September 14, 2015 11:01 AM

Iowa parents are learning ways to grow and strengthen their families through the “Together We Can” program offered by Human Sciences Extension and Outreach. This program includes eight interactive lessons that focus on creating a healthy future for Iowa families.

September 11, 2015 10:05 AM

On Friday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the Iowa State University community will get to experience and learn about locally grown food at the Local Food Festival: An Adventure in Eating on the ISU campus in Ames.

September 10, 2015 03:20 PM

Raspberries are a delicious part of any garden, but they are vulnerable to intrusion from pests and other maladies. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on how to obtain a bountiful raspberry harvest.

September 9, 2015 03:25 PM

Each month, the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s 2016 Garden Calendar captivates with images of visiting guests of the garden.

September 9, 2015 02:26 PM

The C6 BioFarm game suite for iPad became available for free download Sept. 9, 2015. The application, designed by a team of Iowa State students, will teach middle and high school students about agricultural production, bioenergy, STEM careers, and more.

September 9, 2015 08:56 AM

During National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 20-26, agriculture engineering experts at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach suggest farmers plan ahead for hazardous situations that may occur in confined spaces.

September 8, 2015 03:34 PM

“Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.” That’s one of the ways more than 600 Iowa teenagers describe their vision for the future of the 4-H Youth Development program in Iowa.

September 8, 2015 09:22 AM

Growing switchgrass and miscanthus for bioenergy production and bioproduct markets research will be featured at the Bioenergy Field Tour on Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m.

September 3, 2015 02:35 PM

Spring-flowering bulbs, such as tulips and daffodils, must be planted in the fall so their blooms may be enjoyed in the spring. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on planting, storing and forcing spring-flowering bulbs.

September 1, 2015 09:49 AM

The emerald ash borer, a highly destructive insect of ash trees, has been confirmed in Dubuque, Iowa. Twenty-eight of Iowa’s counties have now been confirmed positive.

September 1, 2015 08:53 AM

Food microbiologist Shannon Coleman is a new assistant professor in food science and human nutrition and a Human Sciences Extension and Outreach specialist at Iowa State University. Her job will take Iowa State’s longstanding, interdepartmental efforts in food safety and consumer food protection, and extend that research-based education to small farmers and food entrepreneurs.

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