Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

Master Gardener Logo
March 1, 2019

Second Annual Scholarship Award to Encourage Horticulture Careers

ISU Words on Wellness
February 20, 2019

Welcome to Words on Wellness- a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you'll find reliable, research based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy habits into your daily lifestyle. Check back monthly for the latest edition!

Emerald Ash Borer Alert
February 15, 2019

New infestation of invasive pest discovered in southeast corner of Cass County this winter

Market Ready Van Logo
January 21, 2019

Provides information on scaling up to sell to wholesale markets; includes panel of area buyers

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December 26, 2018

Two positions available- application materials due January 31 for consideration

Statewide Resources

  •  Information on lawn, garden, and landscape plant questions is available from ISU Extension staff.

  • Images and information on a wide range of common pest and non-pest insects encountered in the home, yard and garden.

  • Master Gardeners are individuals who have an interest in horticulture, have taken the Master Gardener training offered by Iowa State University Extension, and share their time and expertise with other gardeners.

  • Horticulture & Home Pest News is filled with articles on current horticulture, plant care, pest management, and common household pests written by Iowa State University Extension specialists.

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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