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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 - 15:10

Because of increasing interest in grape production, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has reproduced and updated its popular publication on grape cultivars.

Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 14:00

The longstanding annual Weed Identification Contest will take place once again this year at the Iowa State Fair on Aug. 12 from 9 a.m. to 11: 30 a.m. in front of the John Deere Agriculture Building.

Monday, July 25, 2016 - 09:45

The production of melon, from site selection and planting to harvesting, is covered in the new Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication "Commercial Melon Production."

Thursday, July 21, 2016 - 09:47

Garden phlox is a beautiful way to add color to the garden in perennial fashion. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists can help answer questions regarding garden phlox and keep it a valuable part of the garden landscape.

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 16:30

Gardeners who want to become an Iowa Master Gardener should complete the core training course this fall through an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach county office.

Friday, July 15, 2016 - 08:55

Research at Iowa State University is intended to provide information to help agriculture producers make decisions about establishing monarch habitat and encourage them to join the effort to re-establish milkweed and forbs that support monarchs during migrations across the state. 

Thursday, July 14, 2016 - 08:38

The emerald ash borer, a destructive and invasive insect of ash trees, has been discovered in Missouri Valley. Iowa’s growing number of counties with confirmed detections has now reached 35.

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 15:28

Many people love tomatoes from the garden, fresh and delicious. But diseases that attack them and limit their potential are no fun to deal with. ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturists can help solve these issues and ensure a big garden tomato crop.