Yard & Garden/Horticulture

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HELP WANTED
December 17, 2018

Dubuque County, Iowa State Extension and Outreach is looking for a creative, energetic, & hard working Summer AmeriCorps Interns that enjoy working with youth. Multiple positions are available.

Applications Accepted Until All Positions Are Filled. 

Applications reviewed upon arrival.

July 25, 2018

11 meetings will be held across the state during Fall 2018 and Winter 2019

 

 

March 28, 2018

After a nationwide search, John Lawrence has been appointed Vice President of Iowa State University's extension and outreach programs.

February 15, 2018

Dubuque County is one of 26 counties in Iowa awarded a mini-grant through the SNAP-Education Program. This grant will be used towards several current and new projects in our community to increase food security. 

January 22, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has created a series of flowcharts to help producers market their food crops, guiding them to the appropriate agencies or departments for regulations, certifications or licenses needed to comply with state rules. Also a helpful tool for growers participating in the ISU Extension and Outreach's Food Safety & Iowa Regulation Training.

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

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

  • 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.

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

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