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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.

Yard and Garden: Rose Care FAQs

Wed, 06/02/2021 - 11:51
Follow the advice of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to grow healthy roses this year.

Woodbury County Earns Master Gardener Search for Excellence Award

Wed, 05/26/2021 - 09:19
Children learn gardening skills thanks to an innovative program led by Master Gardeners and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Bearded Iris FAQs

Fri, 05/21/2021 - 15:19
Horticulture and entomology specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach give advice on bearded irises.

Yard and Garden: Controlling Weeds in the Home Lawn and Garden

Wed, 05/19/2021 - 14:39
Learn about the options for controlling lawn and garden weeds from horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Options for Managing Emerald Ash Borer

Thu, 05/13/2021 - 12:10
A group of specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has published a useful guide to help Iowans understand options with emerald ash borer.

Yard and Garden: Raised Bed Questions Answered

Mon, 05/10/2021 - 09:47
Learn how raised beds can improve your gardening, with expert insight from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Periodical Cicadas Will Emerge This Year, but Not in Iowa

Tue, 05/04/2021 - 12:37
The 17-year cicada will make its appearance in Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee and some eastern states, according to an entomologist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Questions Answered about Rhubarb

Fri, 04/23/2021 - 14:23
Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer advice on caring for rhubarb.

Emerald Ash Borer Discovered in 3 More Iowa Counties

Tue, 04/20/2021 - 08:30
Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Fremont, Lyon and Wright counties for the first time. This invasive insect has now been found in 80 of Iowa’s 99 counties. EAB is a significant threat to all species of ash trees.

Become an EMTtree: Observe Your Plants to Prevent Problems

Mon, 04/12/2021 - 11:19
Learn how to conquer disease and insect issues in trees and shrubs during online sessions with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Yard and Garden: Starting a Vegetable Garden

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 14:18
Learn how to start a home vegetable garden with advice from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Time to Check Those Tree Stakes

Fri, 04/09/2021 - 10:31
This is the perfect time of year to inspect all trees still being supported by stakes, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Failing to do so could damage the trees.

Wine Wednesdays to Offer Insight from Iowa Wineries

Tue, 03/30/2021 - 09:39
Winemakers in northeast Iowa will explain common wines during webinars offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Early Sweet Corn Is Attractive but Comes at a Risk

Mon, 03/29/2021 - 12:31
Enjoying sweet corn early and abundently requires careful attention to planting temperature and scheduling, according to specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Get a Head Start on Spring Lawn Care

Wed, 03/24/2021 - 14:31
Turfgrass specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers these steps to get your lawn off to a good start.

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