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The holidays are a busy time for scammers, who increase their efforts to steal your money or personal information. Don't get "Scrooged" by a holiday scam, says Carol Ehlers, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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Classifying the drought status of an area takes a variety of complex factors into consideration, according to experts with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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AMES, Iowa – As harvest season is wrapping up, small food businesses in Iowa are busy baking pumpkin pies and canning fresh blackberry jam. Part of the food supply chain, Iowans who produce and sell goods from their homes are known as home-based kitchen operators.

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USDA's Farm Service Agency announced it has updated its Livestock Indemnity Program payment rate to support livestock producers in the Midwest who have lost cattle to the high heat and humidity experienced this summer.

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The National Association of County Agricultural Agents will hold its annual conference in Iowa from Aug. 12-17.

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The 2023 dairy webinar series continues Wednesday, July 19 with a discussion on heat stress in dairy cows. Join Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to learn ways to keep your dairy cows comfortable and productive.

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Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer common questions about the care and maintenance of perennial gardens in the summer.

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A series of webinars dedicated to strengthening the digital protections in place for farm businesses and families is being offered during this year’s Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Week, April 17 through April 19.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach turfgrass specialist Adam Thoms provides tips for growing a lush lawn that will be the envy of the neighborhood.

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According to an old saying, April showers bring May flowers.