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Protect Your Acreage with these Security Tips

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 05:04

Safety on an acreage is the topic of the article “Security for your Acreage,” featured in July’s issue of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Acreage Living Newsletter.

Protect Your Acreage with these Security Tips

Fri, 07/21/2017 - 05:04

Safety on an acreage is the topic of the article “Security for your Acreage,” featured in July’s issue of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Acreage Living Newsletter.

Yard and Garden: Harvesting, Drying and Storing Onions

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:52

Onions are a common part of garden crops across Iowa, but harvesting, drying and storing them can come with difficulties for the uninitiated. How can these issues be avoided?

Yard and Garden: Harvesting, Drying and Storing Onions

Wed, 07/19/2017 - 05:52

Onions are a common part of garden crops across Iowa, but harvesting, drying and storing them can come with difficulties for the uninitiated. How can these issues be avoided?

Horticulture Focus of Fruit and Vegetable Field Day Aug. 7

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:50

Iowa State University’s annual Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Aug. 7 will feature research and demonstration projects on fruit and vegetable production for commercial growers, extension personnel, non-profit organizations and master gardeners.

Horticulture Focus of Fruit and Vegetable Field Day Aug. 7

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 10:50

Iowa State University’s annual Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Aug. 7 will feature research and demonstration projects on fruit and vegetable production for commercial growers, extension personnel, non-profit organizations and master gardeners.

Monarch Conservation Field Day July 24 at Iowa State University

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 06:46

The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium is hosting a monarch conservation field day July 24 at the Iowa State University Field Extension Education Laboratory near Boone.

Monarch Conservation Field Day July 24 at Iowa State University

Mon, 07/17/2017 - 06:46

The Iowa Monarch Conservation Consortium is hosting a monarch conservation field day July 24 at the Iowa State University Field Extension Education Laboratory near Boone.

Yard and Garden: Watering Lawns During Hot, Dry Summer Weather

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 03:57

With hot, dry summer weather prevailing over much of Iowa, rain has been at a premium for many lawns. That brings up an important question: is it necessary to water lawns during such weather conditions? And if so, how much?

Yard and Garden: Watering Lawns During Hot, Dry Summer Weather

Thu, 07/13/2017 - 03:57

With hot, dry summer weather prevailing over much of Iowa, rain has been at a premium for many lawns. That brings up an important question: is it necessary to water lawns during such weather conditions? And if so, how much?

Easy Access to Wildlife Experts Available with Online Tool

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 09:00

The wildlife program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has created a new application to help Iowans find local contacts to help provide answers. The online application  consolidates contact information for natural resource professionals in all corners of the state.

Easy Access to Wildlife Experts Available with Online Tool

Mon, 07/10/2017 - 09:00

The wildlife program with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has created a new application to help Iowans find local contacts to help provide answers. The online application  consolidates contact information for natural resource professionals in all corners of the state.

Yard and Garden: Controlling and Preventing Issues with Japanese Beetles

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 11:25

This summer, Japanese beetles have made their presence known in many parts of Iowa, emerging in mid-June to eat the foliage, fruits and flowers of many different types of plants. It's common to find a horde of a dozen or more beetles at a time. That’s concerning, but how can foliage be protected?

Yard and Garden: Controlling and Preventing Issues with Japanese Beetles

Thu, 07/06/2017 - 11:25

This summer, Japanese beetles have made their presence known in many parts of Iowa, emerging in mid-June to eat the foliage, fruits and flowers of many different types of plants. It's common to find a horde of a dozen or more beetles at a time. That’s concerning, but how can foliage be protected?

Demonstration Garden Field Days Reinforce Produce Donations

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:57

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a series of six field days this summer at demonstration gardens across the state. The field days are free and open to the public.

Demonstration Garden Field Days Reinforce Produce Donations

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 06:57

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a series of six field days this summer at demonstration gardens across the state. The field days are free and open to the public.

Yard and Garden: When Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Peppers Don't Set Fruit

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 05:28

Summer is the right time for garden plants to bloom and produce a great harvest, perfect for preparing in the kitchen and enjoying at the dinner table. But when such plants don’t produce fruit, what can a gardener do?

Yard and Garden: When Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Peppers Don't Set Fruit

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 05:28

Summer is the right time for garden plants to bloom and produce a great harvest, perfect for preparing in the kitchen and enjoying at the dinner table. But when such plants don’t produce fruit, what can a gardener do?

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Butler County

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 04:38

The emerald ash borer has been positively identified from a residential tree in Clarksville. Butler County now becomes the 51st county in Iowa where this invasive pest has been confirmed.

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Butler County

Thu, 06/29/2017 - 04:38

The emerald ash borer has been positively identified from a residential tree in Clarksville. Butler County now becomes the 51st county in Iowa where this invasive pest has been confirmed.

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