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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 08:39

Helping children make healthier food choices is the goal of farm to school programming nationwide. Since 2007, 30 schools in Iowa have formed farm to school chapters, and others participate in related activities throughout the year, such as the Great Apple Crunch in October or after school snack programs.

Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 08:48

Emerald ash borer, an invasive beetle that attacks and kills ash trees, has been confirmed in Adair and Adams counties in Iowa.

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 - 08:40

Gabriele Edwards, a graduate of Iowa State University, has joined the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach team as an urban forestry specialist.

Friday, September 30, 2016 - 09:19

To encourage visits to farms, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has relaunched its Visit Iowa Farms website at The website serves as a database of farms across the state willing to host visitors.

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 14:19

Five Iowa State University Extension and Outreach personnel will receive Iowa State University awards. Denise Schwab, Robert Dodds, Jon Wolseth, Daniel Morrical and Larry Tranel will be recognized during the university’s awards ceremony Monday, Sept. 26 on campus in Ames.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 12:21

Families with land in 13 northern Iowa counties shared their family stories at the Iowa Land Grant Legacy celebration at the Clay County Fair Sept. 16. These families are the first in Iowa to know of their connection to Iowa’s Land Grant Legacy – a project initiated by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 09:00

Emerald ash borer, a very destructive, exotic insect pest of ash trees, has been confirmed in Iowa County. This finding brings the total to 35 counties in Iowa.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 09:50

Courtney Long, with Iowa State University, received a 2016 Farm Credit MarketMaker Innovation Award for the “Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit” program. Long was named second runner-up in this competition that recognizes outstanding efforts by state and local MarketMaker programs around the country.

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:44

Visitors to the 2016 Iowa State Fair, Aug. 11–21, can find Iowa State University Extension and Outreach connections throughout the fairgrounds.