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Yard and Garden: Care of Newly Planted Trees

Fri, 05/29/2020 - 14:56
Learn how to water and care for recently planted trees, with tips from an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturist.

Mother Knows Best: Eat Your Veggies

Wed, 05/27/2020 - 10:13
In this week’s edition of the Sow, Grow, Eat, and Keep video series by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, horticulture and nutrition and wellness experts take a look at vegetables.

Yard and Garden: Planting Tomatoes

Fri, 05/22/2020 - 14:35
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on growing tomatoes.

Container Gardens Give Small Gardens Big Benefits

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 09:30
Container gardens offer many opportunities for the home gardener. Learn more in this week's  “Sow, Grow, Eat and Keep” video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Gardening While Isolated: Transplanting and Fertilizing Your Seedlings

Tue, 05/19/2020 - 11:53
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach describe the best options for transplanting and fertilizing seedlings.

Preserve Summer Bounty with Food Preservation 101 Virtual Course

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 11:17
Preserving your garden’s summer bounty is a great way to enjoy home-grown produce year round – as long as you don’t serve food borne illness with your home preserved foods. To help Iowans safely preserve foods, ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting a virtual Food Preservation 101 course.

Farm to School and Early Care Conference Goes Virtual

Mon, 05/18/2020 - 09:37
Registration is open for the virtual version of this year's Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Conference.

Restrictions on Farmers Markets Continue through May 27

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 13:26
Social distancing and other restrictions must continue at farmers markets.

Learn How to Plant a Container-Grown Tree

Fri, 05/15/2020 - 09:11
Get tips and recommendations for planting container-grown trees in this new video from the Integrated Pest Management program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Weeding and Watering Are Necessary Chores

Thu, 05/14/2020 - 15:50
Remember to keep up with chores like weeding and watering, note horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Gardening While Isolated: Pest Management

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 10:01
Learn some of the options for controlling insect pests in your garden, including beneficial insects.

Consider a Springtime Favorite: Asparagus

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 08:34
Learn about the many benefits of growing asparagus in the home garden in this week’s edition of “Sow, Grow, Eat and Keep” from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Asian Giant Hornet Found in North America, Not Yet Iowa

Wed, 05/13/2020 - 08:25
Learn how to identify the Asian Giant Hornet, which has been found in North America but not yet in Iowa.

All Ages May Join 4-H Gardening to Give

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 11:59
Iowa 4-H Youth Development has launched Gardening to Give — a hands-on educational gardening program designed for all ages and abilities. Gardening to Give is a six-month, immersive learning experience in gardening with educational resources shared weekly with registered participants.

Support Is Available for Food Systems Leaders amid COVID-19

Tue, 05/12/2020 - 08:23
Help is available for local and regional food systems that are looking for technical support. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is providing short-term and long-term assistance.

Yard and Garden: Growing Vegetables in Containers

Wed, 05/06/2020 - 14:56
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists discuss how to choose the best containers and soil for successful container gardening.

Cultivate Your Health through Gardening and Potatoes

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 15:03
Learn more about gardening and the many health benefits of growing your own potatoes.

Organic Agriculture Production Concerns Amid COVID-19

Tue, 05/05/2020 - 14:31
Multiple resources are available to help organic producers meet increased demand.

Coronavirus Victory Gardens and Other Gardening Resources Available

Mon, 05/04/2020 - 16:07
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has multiple resources available to help Iowans produce more of their own food.

Farm to Summer Initiative Features the Crunchy Cucumber

Fri, 05/01/2020 - 11:15
Summer meal site opportunities include technical assistance, promotional support and grant funding. The campaign is supported by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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