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The I-29 Moo University Dairy Webinar Series continues Thursday, July 25, from noon to 1 p.m. The focus will be on measures to prevent the introduction and spread of two diseases of current concern in the dairy industry – highly pathogenic avian influenza and foot and mouth disease.

Person standing in a field stressed about a flooded part of the field.

Flooding can have a profound effect on people’s mental health and wellbeing, said David Brown, behavioral health state specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Lots of house plants in front of green wall.

Find guides on providing the ideal light, humidity, and temperature for growing any plant indoors. Iowans will find information on watering, fertilizing, repotting, propagating, and growing all types of houseplants, from African violet to Zz plants and every foliage, flowering, and succulent houseplant in between.

Vet with two cows.

Are you looking to learn more about the current issues concerning Iowa cattle health? The Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is hosting the 2024 Update for Veterinarians on June 25 at the McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm near Chariton. 

Tree with stem girdling roots.

The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home.

People at the Conservation Station trailer.

Conservation Station will be in Dallas County June 13 from 4:00 - 7:00 pm.

Storm damage in central Iowa, with debris strewn along a fence line.

Cleanup and recovery resources are available from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for those dealing with the recent bout of storms across the state.

Kids walking on a trail.

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Come on an exciting summer adventure! Choose your own travel destination anywhere from the exotic jungles of Africa to the beauty of mountains at Bryce Canyon in Utah to kayaking in Blue Heron Lake in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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Local Food Leader.

Iowa State University is hosting the next virtual Local Food Leader certification this summer. This certification is intended for beginning local food practitioners, although it is open for anyone who is interested in food systems development and collaboration.