September 9, 2014 01:55 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 11:40 AM
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 08:05 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 02:16 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 10:31 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 02:51 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 08:27 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 07:51 AM
A three-location tour in southeast Iowa will provide a look at expansion options for innovative beef cattle facilities.
September 3, 2014 11:37 AM
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 10:21 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 03:14 PM
Twenty-six Iowa youth received top awards during the 2014 State Fair 4-H Awardrobe Clothing Event Aug. 15-16.
September 2, 2014 12:49 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 08:25 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 01:25 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 03:54 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 03:02 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 07:58 AM
Iowa now has 13 counties infested with Emerald Ash Borer after beetles were found in Story City.
August 21, 2014 08:38 AM
The complexity of crop production decision-making is escalated by issues that have Iowa farmers concerned about pesticide resistance. Visit the Iowa State University tent at the Farm Progress Show Aug. 26-28 to meet Iowa State researchers and specialists working in the area of pest resistance.
August 20, 2014 12:06 PM
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has tips on the best way to harvest homegrown melons.
August 20, 2014 08:47 AM
Thirteen teams of youth in grades 5-12 competed in the 2014 4-H Cook This! Final Culinary Challenge at the Iowa State Fair. Winners have been announced in three age divisions.