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March 18, 2021

The Master Conservationist Program is an intensive blended online and in-person curriculum developed to equip Iowans interested in natural resource conservation with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed decisions about natural resources and to become local leaders and educators. Master Conservationists are individuals that share an interest in the sustainability of Iowa's natural resources and in becoming better stewards of those resources.

March 2, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering two online workshops for those interested in becoming certified or recertified to sell morel and oyster mushrooms in Iowa.

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.

October 19, 2020

Fall commercial pesticide re-certification starts this month. Courses are in person at the extension office. Space is limited to allow for adequate social distancing. Pre-registration is required. Call 319-385-8126 before the deadline to reserve your spot!

November 20, 2019

Keep up to date with our ISU Extension and Outreach Ag Specialists as they dicuss hot topics and upcoming events in each edition of the Southeast Iowa Ag Newsletter.

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

Statewide Resources

  • Convenient access to horticulture publications, programs and people.

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

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

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

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

  • 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.

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