Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 3:00pm to 6:30pm

Farmers and those who advise them on conservation practices should consider attending a field day Nov. 19, from 3-6:30 p.m. at the Iowa State University Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm, near Crawfordsville.

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/crawfordsville-field-day-feature-conservation-prairie-strips-project

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 6:30pm
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:30pm
Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 3:00pm to Monday, November 25, 2019 - 4:00pm

The 19th annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held Nov. 24-25, at the University of Iowa in Iowa City. Producers and experts from across the country will share tips for transitioning into organic production and methods to enhance organic operations.

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 6:00pm
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 1:00pm

The red-cockaded woodpecker has been the focus of conservation efforts for many years. Management of their nesting sites is extremely important for reproduction and longevity.  In this webinar, we will learn about the behavior, history, and management strategies to bring endangered red-cockaded woodpeckers back to the urban forest. https://learn.extension.org/events/3603

Monday, December 9, 2019 - 7:00pm
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Come join the Tama County Master Gardeners and learn how to make a beautiful Winter Container Garden. Bring your own container filled with sand or dirt and any purchased pieces you would like to add to you container. Ribbon and natural materials including evergreen and pine cones will be provided. Master Gardeners will teach you how to put it all together creating a beautiful arrangement for your front step/porch. Please register at the Extension Office by 12-6-19. 641-484-2703. Cost $20. https://www.extension.iastate.edu/calendar/ShowEventDetail.asp?programID=304701&sessionID=379672

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Saintpaulia, otherwise known as the African violet, is one of the most popular houseplants for good reason. Learn about the history and care requirements of these beautiful blooms and take home an African violet of your own.

https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/event/african-violets-history-and-care/

Thursday, January 23, 2020 - 6:30pm
Saturday, March 21, 2020 - 8:30am to 3:30pm

Muscatine County Master Gardeners and Muscatine Community College’s Continuing Education Department are again offering its popular Art of Gardening day-long seminar on Saturday, March 21, 2020. The Art of Gardening seminar is used to educate and inspire others to seek enjoyment and fulfillment through a variety of home gardening related topics and activities. Nearly 25 breakout sessions are scheduled for the day as well as vendor exhibits.

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/calendar/ShowEventDetail.asp?programID=305188&sessionID=380248

Friday, April 3, 2020 - 9:00am to Saturday, April 4, 2020 - 6:00pm