Yard & Garden/Horticulture

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August 3, 2018

Don't know what to do with your excess garden produce? 

Do you want to learn how to preserve food safely at home? 

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July 11, 2018

Register now for the Master Gardener training offered at Jefferson County starting this fall. Complete the training and volunteer internship to earn the title Master Gardener. Training includes 40 hours of horticulture education and one hands-on workshop in Ames on November 3rd. Learn more by contacting tsickels@iastate.edu or call the office at 641-472-4166. 

Apply online here: mastergardenerhours.hort.iastate.edu/application-form.php

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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.

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

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