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January 14, 2021

Iowa producers have until March 15, 2021 to make their annual election for Price Loss Coverage or Agriculture Risk Coverage under the 2018 Farm Bill. In order to help Iowans understand their options for 2021, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a series of webinars. 

January 14, 2021

The popular ISU Extension and Outreach CropsTV program has provided a safe and accessible way to share crop production information and Certified Crop Adviser continuing education with farmer and agribusiness clientele throughout the winter. By registering today, CropsTV subscribers can interact live with specialists and presenters through Feb. 4 and have access to over 30 hours of on-demand content available for viewing on their schedule.

January 11, 2021

Livestock producers and agribusiness professionals are invited to a webinar discussing climate and weather predictions for the 2021 growing season. The webinar, set for Wednesday, Jan. 20, from noon to 1 p.m., features Dennis Todey, director of the United States Department of Agriculture's Climate Hub in Ames.

Beth Doran, beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, said Todey will bring accurate and important information for those who work with livestock and crop production agriculture.

January 11, 2021

Raising children has its rewards and challenges, but the COVID-19 pandemic has brought with it new challenges for families, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

“ACT Raising Safe Kids” teaches positive parenting skills to parents and caregivers of children from birth to age 8. The series of lessons begins Feb. 2 and is sponsored by ISU Extension and Outreach.

January 11, 2021

Orchids are a popular and colorful addition to any home setting. In this installment of Yard and Garden from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Aaron Steil, associate director of Reiman Gardens, answers some common questions about how to care for and grow orchids at home for all to enjoy.

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