Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

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June 18, 2019

Participants will gain insight into pollinators, vegetables and flowers, and urban ecology

 

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March 26, 2019

In cooperation with the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the Farmers Market Nutrition Program 2019 webinar training for new and returning farmers market vendors March 28 or April 11. Ten ISU Extension and Outreach county offices are hosting the March 28 webinar and 22 extension offices are hosting the April 11 webinar. 

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January 9, 2019

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will host three webcasts this winter. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning about managing vegetable pests, engaging with new audiences and gardening in containers.

 

The one-hour webcasts are scheduled at the ISU Extension and Outreach Crawford office for February 6th, March 6th, and April 10th, 2019.

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October 30, 2018

Crawford County voters will have the opportunity to elect five members of the Crawford County Extension Council during the Tuesday, November 6, 2018, general election. Individuals successful in being elected will serve a four year term.  Extension council members are elected at large, and all voters in the county are eligible to vote for five candidates. 

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August 10, 2018

Tree-killing pest confirmed in Crawford, Delaware and Page counties.

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

Statewide Resources

  • Let us "feed" your appetite for gardening information with a wide menu of gardening entrees.

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

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

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • 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.

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

  • 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.

  • Production and business management information for commercial producers on wide variety of fruits and vegetables.

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