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 www.visitiowafarms.org. 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.
Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 10:02
Mary Giese and Evan Fritz are among 20 Iowans representing the colleges and units of Iowa State University who will have their portraits painted during the Iowa State Fair. The portraits are part of “Your Beautiful Adventure,” the university’s exhibit in the Varied Industries Building.
Thursday, July 28, 2016 - 07:41
Beneficial insects will be introduced next week at Mount Hosmer City Park in Lansing for the biocontrol of emerald ash borer. This control approach known as biological control reunites natural enemies with an invasive pest, in this case to help suppress EAB populations.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:14
Iowa State University will host the 2016 ISU Veterans in Agriculture and Entrepreneurship Conference on Monday, Aug. 22. The conference is called “Common Ground: Creating Dialog and Action,” and will provide veterans, their families, service providers and policy makers an opportunity to learn and network.
Friday, July 15, 2016 - 11:08
To help community leaders and business owners make the most of their local bike trails, the Hotel Pattee in Perry has been hosting the Bike Trail Tourism Conference for the past three years, organized by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's Community Economic Development unit.