Gardening is good for you: The 2010 Extension Garden Calendar (PM 815) focuses on benefits from gardening including education, nutrition, sustainability and exercise. It’s available from the Extension Online Store.
From Extension’s Online Store
Ballasting Tractors for Fuel Efficiency - Farm Energy (PM 2089G)
Grain Storage Alternatives: An Economic Comparison (FM 1879)
Preserve Food Safely (N 3332)
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases in Iowa (PM 2036)
Awards and Recognition
Denise Schwab, ISU Extension beef program specialist, and Rich Wrage, Region 8 ISU Extension education director, received the Distinguished Service Award from the National Association of County Agricultural Agents.
Mark Settle, director of Extension Communications and External Relations, received the 2010 Duane L. Gibson Distinguished Service Award from the Community Development Society for outstanding contributions to community development.
ISU College of Design, along with ISU Extension, Sioux City and community groups is a finalist in University Economic Development Association’s 2010 Awards of Excellence competition.
Ann Marie VanDerZanden, ISU horticulture, received the 2010 Outstanding Undergraduate Educator Award from the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS).
Leo Timms, ISU professor of animal science, received the DeLaval Dairy Extension Award from the American Dairy Science Association. (ADSA).