The Iowa Master Woodland Steward Program will offer seven learning modules spread over a six-week period, with a combination of online and in-field learning opportunities organized by a forestry specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Knowing where to begin with woodland assessment can be tricky. Two new forest resources from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach seek to help Iowans who are in the beginning stages of understanding their forests.
The Siouxland Garden Symposium, formerly known as the Siouxland Garden Show, is set for March 16 at the Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center in Sioux City.
The Small Farm & Beginning Farmer series provides remote learning opportunities for beginning farmers and small acreage owners. Sessions are led by specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and are scheduled through December.
Many trees and shrubs in the home landscape can be propagated by hardwood cuttings. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists answer questions about this method that uses shoots of the previous year’s growth to produce new plants.
Mushroom gatherers and wild-harvested mushroom sellers from across the state are encouraged to attend Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s wild mushroom class this spring. In-person workshops will be held March 23, April 6 and April 20.
An in-person produce safety training will be held on Feb. 28, at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Webster County office in Fort Dodge, and a remote virtual event will be held on April 3, via Zoom.
In the midst of record-setting food pantry usage throughout the state, Growing Together Mini-Grants will provide fresh produce and nutrition education to pantries in 2024 through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s SNAP-Education program. A total of 32 projects are being funded, with the goal of increasing food security and promoting healthy food access and nutrition education.
The 68th edition of the Shade Tree Short Course, offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will be held Feb. 21-22 in Ames.
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions on creating and caring for your own terrarium.