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Yard and Garden: Caring for Fruit Trees

February 10, 2016, 11:31 am | Richard Jauron, Kendall Evans

With spring just around the corner, fruit tree owners should start to think about the care of their trees and this year’s fruit crop. The key to a good fruit set is to provide conditions favorable for flower bud formation, survival and pollination. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach share tips and practices that improve a tree’s ability to begin and continue to bear fruit.


Video Explains Mediation for Farmers Facing Financial Difficulties

January 9, 2017, 8:59 am | John Lawrence, Chad Hart

Mediation is an option available to farmers as they work with their creditors to find a mutually beneficial solution to a delinquent secured agricultural debt of $20,000 or more. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has partnered with Iowa Mediation Service to create a video providing information and tips to help farmers better understand the mediation process.