Yard & Garden/Horticulture

Local Highlights

May 7, 2020

Adam Janke, assistant professor and extension wildlife specialist with Iowa State University, and experts from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources, will present on bat biology and forest management for bats in the one-hour program hosted on Zoom. The webinar series will be offered twice in the month of May: from 2-3 p.m. on Friday, May 15 and from 6-7 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

Statewide Resources

  • Helping support the state’s evolving grape and wine industry, because the potential economic opportunities in wineries, value-added agriculture and tourism are limitless.

  • A collection of encylopedia articles focused on common insects and dieases found around the house, in yards and throughout gardens.

  • Central location for all pesticide safety education resources including Pesticide Applicator Certification information.

  • Horticulture and Home Pest News is a one-stop-shop for all news and resources related to horticulture and home pests. This website is curated by our horticulture, plant pathology and entomology extension specialists with new information being added frequently.

  • Focused on developing strategies that enhance crop production, soil health, and cropping system profitability in vegetable cropping systems in Iowa.

  • One-on-one financial counseling, computerized analysis of the farm business, and referral to other extension programs or outside services that may be useful in farm financial planning.

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