The Horticulture and Home Pest Newsletter was created 30 years ago as a spin-off from the Insect, Weed & Plant Disease Newsletter. In 2005, HHPN became an electronic newsletter after 18 years as a printed, mailed-by-subscription newsletter.
The latest improvement is the redevelopment of the Horticulture and Home Pest News website that provides a one-stop location for yard, garden, landscape and household pest information. Read more about the relaunch of our "homepage" in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Yard & Garden news release from March 13, 2017.
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