The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will hold its core training sessions this fall for individuals interested in becoming Master Gardener volunteers. After the training, Master Gardeners volunteer in their community.
The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Transport Quality Assurance program March 20.
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau are collaborating to offer training on “Your Money, Your Goals,” a financial empowerment toolkit for frontline workers.
The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will hold a training for pork producers and others who need Pork Quality Assurance Plus certification on Feb. 16 at the Cedar County Extension Office.
Iowa State University held five workshops in 2017 to train farm advisers to become prairie strips consultants. The workshops were the first of a three-part program to achieve certification in prairie strip design, establishment and monitoring.
A Powerful Tools for Caregivers Class Leader Training is scheduled for Jan. 24-25, 2018, to equip class leaders to co-lead programs for caregivers of adults with chronic conditions and caregivers of children with special health and behavioral needs, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program hosted two classes on the Iowa State campus in Ames this fall as part of its annual Master Gardener training course.
The Iowa 4-H Youth Development program will host an instructor’s training event on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 15-16 at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fayette County office in Fayette, Iowa.
Farmers looking to transition to organic production need specialized training that can be provided through an Iowa State University course titled Transitioning to Organic Agriculture. The 16-week course was taught during the Spring 2017 semester by Kathleen Delate, professor and extension organic specialist in horticulture and agronomy.
Producers interested in learning about high tunnel production now have the option to take an online ISU Extension and Outreach course.