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Yard and Garden: Identify and Enjoy Crabapples

October 19, 2017, 8:20 am | Richard Jauron, Greg Wallace

Fall is the perfect season for apples and apple orchards. But what about crabapples? Are they OK to eat? And which varieties are best to use? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists can help answer questions about crabapples and the best ways to enjoy them.


Produce Safety Alliance Grower Trainings Scheduled for Fall 2017, Winter 2018

September 14, 2017, 3:35 pm | Ellen Johnsen

Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices, and co-management of natural resources and food safety should make plans to attend an upcoming Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training course.


Training Available to Become FSPCA Certified as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual

May 18, 2017, 12:19 pm | Charles Hurburgh, Brent Pringnitz

The Iowa Grain Quality Initiative is now accepting registrations to become certified as a Preventive Controls Qualified Individual for the Food Safety Modernization Act. This three day course will be held Aug. 9-11 at the Scheman Building, Iowa State University campus, Ames, Iowa.