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Three people walking around building effected by a disaster.

A financial assistance for the development of new housing for sale or rent in counties eligible for FEMA’s Individual Assistance under a federal disaster declaration.

Dairy goats in a pen.

A collaborative website between Iowa State University and the University of California-Davis has been created to educate dairy goat producers and veterinarians about the science behind producing high-quality goat milk.

Perennials in a garden.

Join Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa State University Agronomy Department for a fun-filled and family-friendly weed ID competition in front of the John Deere Agriculture Building!

Flooded garden.

After a flooding event, biological and chemical contamination is of concern for vegetables, fruits, and other edible crops. Chemical contamination includes pesticides, agricultural chemicals, heavy metals, and petroleum products.

Two people looking at a document in the forest.

Forest management is a broad science that includes everything from timber to wildlife, vine and weed management, conservation and more.

A hand holding a strawberry still on the plant.

With full sun, well-drained soil and just a little bit of attention, you can reap the rewards of a tasty harvest. In this article, horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions about strawberry care in the home garden.

Mental Health First Aid training session in classroom.

“Mental health impacts everyone, so having the tools and training to address situations as they come up and knowing what to do is valuable for anyone.”

Drone flying in a field.

Field day will focus on cropping systems and production, a live drone presentation and a weather outlook.

FEMA logo over helping hands.

FEMA Disaster Survivor Assistance (DSA) teams will be working in Pottawattamie and Shelby counties in Iowa, then visiting other Iowa counties designated for FEMA Individual Assistance.

Lifestock trailer.

Beef producers in northeast Iowa are encouraged to check their Beef Quality Assurance certification expiration date to be sure they can continue to sell their cattle. BQA is required for producers who sell cattle to Tyson Foods, Cargill and Iowa Premium, as well as several other beef processors and select sale barns.