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Growing and Cooking with Herbs flyer
March 16, 2022

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County is hosting a pair of classes focusing on herbs. Growing Herbs is scheduled for April 14 and Cooking with Herbs is set for May 5.

Siouxland Garden Show "Back in Bloom"
February 9, 2022

The Siouxland Garden Show is returning to in-person fun this year. The event will run from 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. on April 1 & 2 at the Marriot Center in South Sioux City, Neb.

We want you! Now hiring
January 14, 2022

ISU Extension and Outreach - Woodbury County is looking to fill two full-time positions, a 4-H and Youth Development Coordinator position as well as the role of Horticulture Coordinator.

School Garden 101
January 13, 2022

ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting a five-session course of School Garden 101 that will help schools build a strong team to start or continue a school garden.

Grapes with text reading Join us for... Wine Wednesday
November 1, 2021

Wine Wednesday, a statewide seminar hosted by ISU assistant professor and extension enology specialist Dr. Aude Watrelot, is coming to Woodbury County on November 10 at Oscar Carl Vineyard. This free event comes with wine sampling for participants.

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

Statewide Resources

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

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

  • 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.

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

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

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