Three dairy workshops will focus on design and ventilation of calf and heifer facilities. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering the workshops March 27, March 31 and April 3.
Learn about carcass quality and animal health at the I-29 Moo University Dairy Beef Short Course, March 24 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Learn how to track the true cost of marketing specialty crops with this helpful toolkit from the Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Program at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
The Water Rocks! program has launched a new education module for high school students at two Story County schools.
Home gardeners can learn to overcome some of the problems encountered when starting transplants indoors. Get tips from horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Farmers and crop advisers will get an update on the market situation, grain storage, and safety and sustainability in agriculture during the Southeast Iowa Agricultural Research Association annual meeting March 5 in Iowa City.
Twenty-nine county projects will receive Growing Together Mini-Grants through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s SNAP-Education. The gardening projects are intended to increase food security and food access across Iowa.
Remember to think safety when emptying out your grain bins and storage equipment.
Caring for a child with a chronic health condition or special behavioral needs can be an emotional journey. The daily unpredictability can add to family stress. But caregivers can find help with Powerful Tools for Caregivers, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Learn about timely topics related to planting and the 2020 growing season at the Northeast Iowa Agricultural Experimental Association annual meeting March 11.
Six new courses have been added to this popular online program for Iowa youth.
Learn about quality assurance, pork production and market information during the annual series of Iowa Pork Regional Conferences, Feb. 17-21.
Registration is now open for statewide Guide Training workshops at three Iowa locations. This program was created for staff and volunteers who lead guided programs at Iowa’s cities and tourism attractions.
Two Iowa State documents help answer questions about the ractopamine feed additive for swine.
The overall profitability of a livestock production operation greatly depends on the age of the buildings. Swine producers can learn about building maintenance and upkeep at any of five workshops in March.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is partnering to offer a free webinar called “Dealing with the Changing Climate in Agriculture: Issues in 2020 and Beyond.” The session will air Feb. 20 from noon to 1 p.m.
Starting seedlings indoors can be a fun, rewarding hobby. Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips and techniques for home gardeners.
Get a growing season outlook and learn about corn planting date research at the annual meeting of the North Central Iowa Research Association, March 4 in Clarion.
This water education program based at Iowa State University continues to educate Iowa's youth about conservation and water quality.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer workshops on March 21 and April 4 for anyone interested in being certified to sell morel and oyster mushrooms within Iowa.
The 25th edition of the Tri-State Forest Stewardship Conference will draw foresters and landowners from Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin to the Highland Community College in Freeport, Illinois, March 14.
Learn effective and efficient crop scouting techniques prior to this year's growing season. Registration is open for the 2020 Field Crop Scout School, March 7, on the Iowa State University campus.
Get a head start on your flower and vegetable seedlings by following some basic steps.
Food Safety and Iowa Regulation and Preparation Training modules are now available online 24/7 from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The modules are intended for exempt home food operations and home bakers who make and sell foods out of their homes or sell produce at farmers markets.
This new video series explains the principles of pruning and gives step-by-step instructions.