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Master Gardeners Work to Decrease Food Insecurity

December 15, 2017, 8:33 am | Susan DeBlieck, Christine Hradek

Master Gardener volunteers donated produce grown in 15 counties as well as demonstration gardens from six Iowa State research farms as part of the Growing Together initiative. The total donation came to 74,841 pounds of fruits and vegetables that went to more than 75 locations across the state.

Celebration of Community Collaborations and Food Systems Planned for Ames Event

December 6, 2017, 1:52 pm | Courtney Long

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community Food Systems program will hold the fourth annual Community Food Systems Event Jan. 12, 2018, at the Iowa State University Alumni Center, Ames. The daylong event will highlight best practices across all areas of community food systems from around the region.

Beef Cattle Risk Management Workshop Set for Nov. 8

October 24, 2017, 3:52 pm | Joe Sellers, Sherry Hoyer

Beef producers will learn about risk management topics such as costs of wintering cattle, available insurance options and a general beef cattle outlook at a beef cattle risk management workshop Nov. 8 near Chariton. Joe Sellers, ISU Extension and Outreach beef specialist, has organized the event.