Commercial Horticulture Resources

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Horticulture and Home Pest News


Horticulture and Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by extension specialists in the Departments of Entomology, Horticulture and Plant Pathology.


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Sustainable Vegetable Production


The Sustainable Vegetable Production lab focuses on developing strategies that enhance crop production, soil health, and cropping system profitability in vegetable cropping systems in Iowa. One of the key research area is the use of cover crops in building soil organic matter and improving soil quality. 



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Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic


The ISU Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic staff can diagnose plant health problems caused by diseases, insects or the environment. In addition, they also can identify insects, plants, weeds and fungi. Once they have diagnosed your disease or identified your insect pest, they can advise you on the best course of action to take.



More Commercial Horticulture Resources


Iowa Environmental Mesonet
Department of Horticulture Extension
Research Progress Reports
Local Foods