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Forestry Resources Available as Storm Cleanup Continues
September, 2020

As Iowans continue storm cleanup following the derecho, resources are available to help assess the damage to trees and keep equipment operators safe.

Pond Management in the Summer
September, 2020

In the summer, the high temperatures can result in management issues for pond owners with excessive aquatic vegetation being the most problematic.  It is important to remember that some aquatic vegetation is important to a pond fishery.

Storm Damage to Vegetable Crops: Now What?
September, 2020

On Monday 10 August, 2020 a devastating storm ripped past Iowa. It was unexpected and was a mighty one.Given that we are getting close to the end of the growing season does not mean that we pay less attention to plants that survived the storm. These plants are still actively growing and if properly managed could produce meaningful marketable produce.

Women Managing Horses
September, 2020

Whether women just want to learn more about Iowa’s equine industry, or need to find more profitability from their equine business, this four session course offers something for everyone.