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Herzog Is New Iowa Master Gardener Program Coordinator

4 hours 13 min ago
Alicia Herzog, new leader of the Master Gardener Program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, is committed to all Iowans and communities.

Yard and Garden: Cool Season Annuals

Tue, 09/14/2021 - 13:47
Aaron Steil, consumer horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers some advice that can help Iowans enjoy colorful annuals into November.

Yard and Garden: Late Summer Lawn Care

Fri, 08/27/2021 - 13:36
Aaron Steil, consumer horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers fall lawn care advice for Iowans.

Turfgrass Field and Demonstration Day Is Sept. 8

Fri, 08/27/2021 - 12:53
This year's turfgrass field day will be held Sept. 8 at the Iowa State University Horticulture Research Station north of Ames.

Turfgrass Publications Cover Soil Health and Warm-Season Grasses

Fri, 08/27/2021 - 10:21
As warm-season grasses become more popular in Iowa, these guides from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach can help improve lawns.

Growing Together Iowa Receives $85,000 from Amerigroup for Statewide Community Garden Project Supplying Fresh Produce to Area Food Pantries

Thu, 08/26/2021 - 14:57
Growing Together Iowa, a donation gardening and nutrition education project from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, has received $85,000 from Amerigroup, a leading managed care company. The gift is supporting a statewide community garden initiative that will provide nearly 110,000 pounds of fresh produce to area food pantries.

Des Moines Duo Raises Winning Giant Pumpkin at Iowa State Fair

Mon, 08/23/2021 - 09:00
The heaviest pumpkin at the Iowa State Fair weighed more than 900 pounds, in a state contest sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tree Steward Program Planned in Four Iowa Counties

Thu, 08/19/2021 - 08:30
Learn the basics of tree biology and stewardship during a six-week program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Growing Herbs in the Home Garden

Tue, 08/17/2021 - 09:43
Learn how to grow herbs in the home garden in this article by a horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in 3 More Iowa Counties

Mon, 08/09/2021 - 08:41
Emerald ash borer has been found in Calhoun, Winnebago and Worth counties for the first time. This invasive insect has now been found in 84 of Iowa’s 99 counties since its first detection in 2010.

Yard and Garden: Controlling Weeds in the Landscape

Fri, 07/30/2021 - 11:03
This week's Yard and Garden column from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach focuses on weed control in the landscape.

Food Systems Practitioner and Educational Resource Database Launched by Extension and Partners

Fri, 07/16/2021 - 09:32
Anyone engaged or interested in food systems can add their profile and use this database, created in part by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Celebrate Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Week July 26-30

Thu, 07/15/2021 - 10:39
Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Week is a time to recognize the state's specialty crop achievements, according to Iowa State University Etension and Outreach.

Stocking Farm Ponds during Hot Summer Months

Fri, 07/09/2021 - 09:22
An aquaculture specialst with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers advice for those stocking ponds during the summer.

Aaron Steil Is New Consumer Horticulture Specialist

Thu, 07/01/2021 - 08:51
Aaron Steil, new consumer horticulture specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, looks forward to working with county staff and providing gardening resources.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in Pocahontas County

Wed, 06/23/2021 - 09:00
Emerald ash borer has been found in Pocahontas County for the first time. This invasive insect has now been found in 81 of Iowa’s 99 counties since the first detection in 2010.

Yard and Garden: FAQs on Maple Trees

Fri, 06/18/2021 - 09:03
Identify and manage common pests of maple trees with advice from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulture and entomology specialists.

Yard and Garden: Watering Home Lawns

Fri, 06/11/2021 - 14:03
If you're thinking about watering your lawn this summer, follow these precautions from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Supplemental Irrigation for Trees Critical during Dry Weather

Wed, 06/09/2021 - 08:30
Horticulture specialist Jeff Iles, with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers advice on caring for trees during this year's drought.

Virtual Iowa Farm to School and Early Care Conference Is June 11

Thu, 06/03/2021 - 09:15
Conference workshops, keynotes and a virtual field trip will be offered with the support of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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