County News

July 10, 2019

Feedlot cattle may not be acclimated to summer temperatures yet and the fast warm up this weekend may cause some heat stress issues. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell offers timely reminders for producers.

July 1, 2019

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain problems that gardeners may encounter in a home planting of peppers.

May 22, 2019

Iowa cattle producers have reason to celebrate, but their work will likely increase following harsh winter and wet spring

April 9, 2019
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March 4, 2019

Iowa State horticulturists share information about the growth and fruiting characteristics of the grapevine to help simplify the pruning process.

February 28, 2019

When parents have an understanding of their child’s unique temperament, they can tailor their approach to best meet their child’s needs, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 13, 2018

Mums offer gardeners a wide range of colors and flower forms and only require moderate maintenance. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists tell how to get the most enjoyment out of mums. 

September 12, 2018

4-H record book forms are now available on line.

May 21, 2018

Producers considering changes to crop rotation, should pay attention to the impact it has on manure management plans.

April 30, 2018

AMES, Iowa – The Iowa Master Gardener program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a trio of Growing Season webcasts this summer. Master Gardeners will gain educational hours while learning about insects, tree care, organic vegetables, composting and growing roses.

The two-hour webcasts will be shown at ISU Extension and Outreach county offices. Contact a county office for dates and times. The webcasts are free of charge and open to anyone who may be interested.


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April 30, 2018

AMES, Iowa -- Garden geraniums are popular flowering plants for beds, borders, containers, hanging baskets and window boxes. Geraniums are easy to grow and provide color in the garden from May to frost. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on planting and selecting geranium varieties. For more information, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or hortline@iastate.edu.

Which types of geranium can be grown in the home garden? 

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