Articles related to Environment

Friday, April 17, 2015 - 13:02

Everyone lives in a watershed and has a relationship with the watershed. Learn more about Iowa water quality issues, how watersheds function and the human relationship with them May 4 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Story County office.

Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 15:17

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in a residential tree in the southeast corner of rural Dallas County, making this the 21st county in Iowa where this invasive beetle has been found. The Iowa EAB Team will host a press conference at Grey’s Lake southeast parking area, 2101 Fleur Dr. in Des Moines at 10 a.m., Thursday, April 16, 2015.

Friday, April 3, 2015 - 09:38

Timothy Youngquist will discuss Iowa State research on converting portions of crop fields into perennial prairie to reduce soil erosion, as well as phosphorous and nitrogen loss, during the Iowa Learning Farms webinar April 15.

Thursday, March 26, 2015 - 08:39

The revised publication includes the life stages affected by systemic insecticides, two new professional products and proper use to protect insect pollinators. It also highlights two pesticides that protect the ash tree for two years.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015 - 07:49

Emerald Ash Borer has been positively identified in the city of Clinton, making this the 20th county in Iowa where this wood boring pest of ash trees has been found. EAB kills all ash tree species and is considered to be one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America.

Tuesday, March 24, 2015 - 15:10

Harvesting rainwater, managing thistles, designing outdoor spaces and protecting ponds from too much moss are all topics covered in the recent issue of Acreage Living, a free online newsletter from Small Farm Sustainability at ISU Extension and Outreach.

Monday, March 16, 2015 - 08:42

Eric Koehlmoos of South O’Brien High School in Paulina is headed to the 2015 White House Science Fair March 23 at the White House in Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, March 11, 2015 - 10:52

The Iowa Learning Farms webinar Wednesday, March 18, features Dan Andersen, assistant professor and extension specialist with Iowa State University in the Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering.

Wednesday, March 4, 2015 - 14:53

Fish producers can stay current on the areas of fish health, feeding practices, water quality and water treatment by referring to the standard operating procedures for aquaculture outlined in new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publications.