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Morel and Oyster Mushroom Workshops to Begin in March

Fri, 02/26/2021 - 08:30
Those who sell morel and oyster mushrooms in Iowa have two certification opportunities in March and April, offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Cherokee County

Wed, 02/24/2021 - 09:00
Emerald ash borer has been detected in Cherokee County for the first time. This is the 77th county in the state where this invasive pest has been found.  

Speaker Lineup Set for Siouxland Garden Show’s 2021 Virtual Series

Tue, 02/16/2021 - 10:49
The Siouxland Garden Show committee has announced the lineup for the 2021 virtual presentations.

Growing Together Mini-Grants Awarded to 32 Iowa Projects

Mon, 02/15/2021 - 09:28
Communities across Iowa will receive Master Gardener Mini-Grants to support food security and promote healthy food access.

Fruit and Vegetable Continuing Instruction Course Scheduled for Feb. 22

Wed, 01/20/2021 - 13:18
Fruit and vegetable commercial and private pesticide applicators have an upcoming continuing education opportunity, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Opportunities for Pollinators the Focus of Webinar

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 14:23
Join Trees Forever and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on Jan. 13 for a timely update on pollinators in Iowa.

Yard and Garden: Growing Orchids at Home

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 10:19
Learn how orchids can help brighten up your home, with expert tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Iowa Specialty Producers Conference Is Jan. 19-20 Online

Fri, 12/18/2020 - 12:15
The Iowa Specialty Producers Conference returns in January 2021, with presentations from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Caring for Holiday Houseplants

Wed, 12/09/2020 - 11:40
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips and tricks to keeping your holiday houseplants happy and healthy through the new year.

Yard and Garden: Selection and Care of Christmas Trees

Wed, 12/02/2020 - 14:34
In this post-Thanksgiving installment of Yard and Garden, Mark Vitosh, district forester with Iowa Department of Natural Resources, gives some tips on selecting and caring for your Christmas tree.

Master Gardener Training Went Virtual in 2020

Mon, 11/23/2020 - 14:15
This year, 26 counties offered online Master Gardener training to nearly 300 trainees through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Gardening to Give Program Engages over 1,000 Iowans

Wed, 11/18/2020 - 15:00
After 25 weeks of engaging families in gardening for others, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 4-H Youth Development wrapped up the Gardening to Give program on Oct. 30.

Produce Safety Alliance to Hold Remote Delivery Grower Trainings

Mon, 11/16/2020 - 10:30
Fruit and vegetable have three food safety training opportunities being offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Preparing Fruits for Winter

Fri, 11/13/2020 - 10:04
Horticulture specialist Gail Nonnecke, with Iowa State University, offers advice on preparing fruits for winter.

Master Gardener Donations Make Big Impact During Difficult Year

Wed, 11/11/2020 - 08:33
The Master Gardener mini-grant program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helped 30 counties grow produce for Iowans.