While apple growers experienced an overall mild season with some early frost damage, a fruit specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach says some cultivars of apple are ready ahead of schedule due to drought conditions.
Iowa 4-H celebrated record-breaking participation of over 6,000 entries in 4-H livestock and horticulture entries during the 2023 Iowa State Fair. Afterward, youth exhibitors donated over 100 pounds of their vegetables to the Ronald McDonald House of Des Moines.
Greenhouse growers will receive cutting-edge information on greenhouse crop production during the annual short course Sept. 13, offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Growing Together Iowa and the Iowa Master Gardener Program, two Iowa State University Extension and Outreach complementary projects, have received $25,000 from Iowa Total Care. The donation will help to support training scholarships and a statewide community garden initiative that provides fresh produce to local food pantries.
The annual Local Food Festival at Iowa State University will be held on Wenesday, Sept. 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Iowa State’s central campus, between Curtiss Hall and Beardshear Hall.
The Midwest Grape and Wine Industry Institute has recently updated its testing services for wine and beer products. Specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide prompt testing for customers across the country.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach's annual Fruit and Vegetable Field Day will feature various research and demonstration projects on fruit and vegetable production for commercial growers, extension personnel, nonprofit organizations and master gardeners at Iowa State’s Horticulture Research Station northeast of Ames.
Deepen your understanding of gardening, horticulture and the impact these activities can have on local communities by applying for Master Gardener Training. Sessions will be offered this fall by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Join the small farms team with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach for a day of on-farm visits and education.
Join wine and grape experts from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to learn the latest in wine and grape research at the annual field day north of Ames.