Palmer amaranth is an invasive weed that is native to the southwestern United States. Over the last three years, however, the weed has made its way into Iowa and has been identified in at least nine counties, most recently in Madison, Clayton, Washington and Crawford counties.
The Norman Borlaug Heritage Foundation is honored to host world renowned soil ecologist Dr. Jill Clapperton for a day-long soil health workshop at the Norman Borlaug boyhood farm near Cresco on Saturday, August 13 from 10:00-2:30.
Establishing watershed groups in impaired sub-watersheds throughout Iowa implemented through partnerships of farmers, extension specialists, Iowa State University Extension and agencies at the state and local level.
Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.