November 30, 2015 02:31 PM

A news conference will be held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 14 to announce the results of the 2015 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by the Center for Agricultural and Rural Development at Iowa State University and Iowa State University  Extension and Outreach.

November 30, 2015 11:26 AM

The popular ISU Extension and Outreach Crop Advantage Series will focus on the importance of risk management programs and controlling costs in 2016.

November 25, 2015 12:31 PM

The Agricultural Urbanism Toolkit annual event will celebrate two years of community accomplishments in coalition development and local food projects around Iowa on Dec. 18 at Reiman Gardens.

November 24, 2015 02:50 PM

Ten Iowa communities have been selected to participate in the Iowa's Living Roadways Community Visioning Program in 2016.

November 23, 2015 05:20 PM

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Rapid Creek Watershed Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 6 -8:30 p.m. at the Morse Community Club in Iowa City.  The event is free and open to the public and includes a complementary meal.

November 23, 2015 05:09 PM

The status of weed control across the state and the most effective herbicides for tackling weeds are outlined in a recently released Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

November 20, 2015 01:55 PM

The Sheep Production Skill Development Workshop scheduled to be held on Saturday, Nov. 21, has been cancelled due to an expected snow storm.

November 20, 2015 12:56 PM

Changes in health insurance raise many questions for consumers. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a free online workshop on Tuesday, Dec.1 from 6–8 p.m.

November 19, 2015 01:41 PM

The final session in a three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Dec. 14. The event will focus on winter feeding and grazing.

November 18, 2015 01:26 PM

With the holiday season approaching fast, many families choose to use evergreen trees to make their homes more festive. Evergreens are popularly used as Christmas trees in many people’s homes. However, their use can extend beyond the holiday season, if managed properly.

November 18, 2015 12:07 PM

Eighteen Iowa 4-H’ers have been selected to represent Iowa as delegates to the 2015 National 4-H Congress Nov. 27 through Dec. 1 in Atlanta, Ga. The theme for this 94th year of National 4-H Congress is “Excite, Spark, Ignite.”

November 17, 2015 12:37 PM

Master Gardeners will sow the seeds necessary to combat hunger and provide healthy food for struggling Iowans through a new program set to begin this winter.

November 16, 2015 01:46 PM

An interdisciplinary team of weed scientists will conduct a survey of 10,000 farmers to gain a better understanding of the causes and consequences of herbicide resistant weeds, and the strategies farmers are using to cope with them.

November 12, 2015 02:58 PM

Farmers will have the chance to participate in farmer-to-mentor round tables with organic producers and those experienced with organic certification.

November 11, 2015 01:39 PM

As the temperatures start to drop, some gardeners wonder how to prepare their garden and plants for the winter months. All plants need attention going into winter and there are many methods to provide winter protection. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach give tips and suggestions on how to prepare the garden for an Iowa winter.

November 10, 2015 10:20 AM

People from 21 states have completed the Iowa Master Equine Manager Program during its decade of existence. The online equine educational course — one of the few in the nation— provides professional certification and a comprehensive knowledge of horses to those involved in their care.

November 10, 2015 09:48 AM

A set of publications is available for those looking for a thorough treatment of how to start a local foods organization in Iowa.

November 6, 2015 10:38 AM

Older Iowans can quickly learn about what to eat, how to keep food safe and how to increase their physical activity by trying free online nutrition lessons from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

November 6, 2015 09:38 AM

Many parents report feeling rushed, stressed and unable to do everything they have to do at work and at home. However, parents don’t have to live with constant chaos if they take care of themselves first, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

November 5, 2015 04:46 PM

A new publication, Farm Energy: Case Studies – Techniques to improve tractor energy efficiency and fuel savings, is now available for download in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store.

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