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Reducing Food Waste Is the Aim of New Extension Publication

Fri, 09/25/2020 - 14:32
Producers and consumers have multiple options to help reduce food waste, according to a new publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Growing Amaryllis

Mon, 09/21/2020 - 14:22
A horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explains how amaryllis bulbs should be handled in the fall.

Yard and Garden: Fall Planting of Spring-Flowering Bulbs

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 12:34
In this week’s Yard and Garden, horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer advice on planting spring-flowering bulbs.

Yard and Garden: Harvesting and Storing Winter Squash

Fri, 09/04/2020 - 12:07
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers guidance on harvesting and storing winter squash.

Storm Tree Damage and Resilience the Topic of Iowa Learning Farms Webinar

Thu, 09/03/2020 - 13:58
A Sept. 9 webinar with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will focus on the storm damage to forests and urban areas.

Yard and Garden: Sowing Grass Seed

Tue, 08/25/2020 - 10:22
Mid-August to mid-September is the best time to seed new lawns and overseed existing lawns, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Fall Gardening Offers Opportunities for Late-Season Vegetables

Wed, 08/19/2020 - 10:42
The final quickinar gardening video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach features fall gardening.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Sac County

Thu, 08/06/2020 - 08:30
The exotic emerald ash borer has been detected in Sac County for the first time. EAB larvae were removed from underneath the bark of a tree in rural Schaller.

Summer Squash Is a Versatile Vegetable in Iowa Gardens

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 14:35
The nutrition/wellness and horticulture teams with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach continue the quickinar videos talking about summer squash.

Yard and Garden: Harvesting and Storing Onions

Wed, 08/05/2020 - 12:52
Learn how to properly harvest, cure and store homegrown onions with advice from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tomato Time Is Here for Iowa Gardeners

Thu, 07/30/2020 - 09:00
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tomato information for gardeners.

Yard and Garden: Watering Plants in the Garden and Landscape

Fri, 07/24/2020 - 16:00
Richard Jauron, horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers advice on how to water house and garden plants.

Berries, though Small, Are a Nutritional Powerhouse

Wed, 07/22/2020 - 14:27
Specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer insight on the importance of berries.

Tall Corn State Is Also Known for Its Savory Sweet Corn

Wed, 07/15/2020 - 13:30
The nutrition/wellness and horticulture team at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach continue the quickinar video series with a look at sweet corn.

Yard and Garden: Surprising Things in the Vegetable Garden

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 11:35
Learn about some of the unusual things garden plants can do, according to a specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Mushroom Guide Helps Foragers Identify and Understand Iowa's Bounty

Fri, 07/10/2020 - 10:15
There is still plenty of time to gather mushrooms in Iowa, and this new guide from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach can help.

Master Gardener Training to Be Held Online This Fall

Thu, 07/09/2020 - 08:55
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will hold Master Gardener training events in participating counties.

Herbs and Spices Are Nature's Flavor Enhancers

Wed, 07/08/2020 - 11:33
The nutrition/wellness and horticulture team at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach continue the quickinar videos with a look at growing herbs and using them in cooking.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Cerro Gordo and Webster Counties

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 14:29
The invasive emerald ash borer has been detected for the first time in Cerro Gordo and Webster counties. This exotic pest that attacks and kills ash tree species has now been confirmed in 73 Iowa counties.

Garden and Green Bean Safety: Serve Up Fresh Produce, Not Foodborne Illness

Wed, 07/01/2020 - 07:57
As gardeners begin to harvest their bounty, they should consider these food safety tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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