Yard & Garden/Horticulture

ISU Department of Entomology

ISU Horticulture and Home Pest News

 

Canning and Freezing Tomatoes

Canning Fruits

Canning Fruit Spreads

Canning Meat, Poultry and Fish

Canning Pickles

Did you know the Madison County Extension office
will test your canner gauge and check your lid for free?
A service we offer you to ensure you have the best quality and safe consumption for your family.


Local Highlights

May 28, 2021
June 2, 2020

Your latest Master Gardener News Artcile can be found here! 

May 1, 2015

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions related to successful tree planting.

April 16, 2015

New Detection of Invasive Pest Discovered in Rural Dallas County

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

Statewide Resources

  • Horticulture and Home Pest News is a one-stop-shop for all news and resources related to horticulture and home pests. This website is curated by our horticulture, plant pathology and entomology extension specialists with new information being added frequently.

  • Focused on developing strategies that enhance crop production, soil health, and cropping system profitability in vegetable cropping systems in Iowa.

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

  • A collection of encylopedia articles focused on common insects and dieases found around the house, in yards and throughout gardens.

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