October 6, 2015 10:29 AM

Workshops for commercial fruit and vegetable producers interested in or having just built a high tunnel are scheduled for this fall.

October 5, 2015 10:05 AM

The Central Iowa Tourism Region recently partnered with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to provide training throughout central Iowa on the importance of tourism and ways tourism-related industries can improve the customer experience for tourists.

October 5, 2015 08:30 AM

The "Women Managing Cattle" series is designed for women cattle operators who want to learn more about marketing strategies, cattle management and managing land and water resources.

October 2, 2015 02:49 PM

The next regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be on Wednesday, Oct. 21, at 1 p.m. This month’s presenters are Rosalyn Lehman with Iowa Rivers Revival and Nate Hoogeveen with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources.

October 2, 2015 11:33 AM

Iowa Master Gardener trainees will meet Iowa State faculty, staff and students when they come to the Iowa State campus for educational sessions and tours of the horticulture department.

October 1, 2015 10:38 AM

Part of living in Iowa is dealing with winter and its effects on landscapes. That means taking precautions to ensure that certain plants can survive winter’s harsh blast by overwintering them.

October 1, 2015 10:08 AM

The new Engaged Scholarship Funding Program from Human Sciences Extension and Outreach encourages faculty and staff to turn their research into educational programs to improve Iowans' lives.

September 30, 2015 01:59 PM

With continued support from the Leopold Center, the Local Foods Program is moving under the umbrella of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beginning this week.

September 29, 2015 07:39 AM

The annual Dairy Sheep Association of North American Symposium will focus on industry standards, the latest dairy management ideas and farmstead cheese production.

September 25, 2015 02:19 PM

Latino store owners in Perry are learning how to make healthy, affordable and culturally appropriate foods more accessible, thanks to the Dallas County Healthy Corner Store Initiative.

September 24, 2015 07:48 AM

Flowers that provide pollen and nectar are great additions to any garden and are a huge benefit to butterflies and bees. Learn how to turn a sunny corner of the yard into a place that attracts butterflies and pollinators.

September 23, 2015 01:33 PM

Acorns are falling from oak trees into yards everywhere. Viable acorns can be grown into oak trees, if properly handled.

September 23, 2015 01:02 PM

Farmers are increasing their use of information technology devices and accessing information to help with farming decisions, according to the 2014 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll.

September 21, 2015 10:33 AM

The Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute offers a new four-hour training session on administration and accounting in eight Iowa locations during October.

September 18, 2015 07:53 AM

During harvest time the Iowa Farm Safety Council strives to increase knowledge about agricultural hazards and dangers and to encourage Iowans to make better safety and health decisions.

September 17, 2015 03:23 PM

A free public webinar will introduce a new resource for city governments about zoning issues related to production and sales activities commonly associated with urban agriculture. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the webinar from noon to 1 p.m. on Wed., Sept. 30.

September 17, 2015 10:21 AM

Lee County is leading the way by offering a pilot program of "Leading Communities: A Place-Based Leadership Program," a  modular and interactive community leadership program based on cutting-edge research on community leadership.

September 17, 2015 07:59 AM

4-H teams from Benton, Muscatine, Scott and Washington counties will represent Iowa in upcoming national 4-H livestock and meats judging contests. The teams earned the right to represent Iowa 4-H after receiving top honors in the 2015 4-H/FFA State Livestock and Meats Judging Contests.

September 16, 2015 03:57 PM

Fall is the perfect time to treat lawns for optimal spring performance. Treating now assures lawns will be ready for spring growth. 

September 15, 2015 01:48 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct Level 1, Level 2, and Iowa MarketReady workshops covering Good Agricultural Practices for fruit and vegetable producers beginning in November.

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