Visitors to this year's Iowa State Fair, Aug. 8-18, can discover more with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Extension and Outreach can be found all across the fairgrounds during the annual event.
Aquatic plants, although necessary for the pond ecosystem, can become a nuisance in ponds throughout Iowa during the hot summer months. Excessive plant growth can be managed through a variety of methods of varying cost and effectiveness.
When asking their children to take out the garbage or to please help with the dishes, parents may feel like they might as well be talking to themselves. During August, learn about whether children should help with household chores in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.