December 12, 2014

Pesticide Applicator Training Program in Iowa Undergoes Name Change


The Iowa State University  Extension & Outreach program formerly-known as Pest Management and the Environment has a new name that more closely reflects their mission of “pesticide safety education to Iowa audiences, including certified commercial, public, and private applicators and the general public.”  Read more about the Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) and their name change in the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach news release from December 1, 2014.

Winter Garden Chores


Spring through fall is a very busy time for gardeners.  While winter is a rather quiet time, gardeners shouldn’t neglect a few winter chores.   

Central Iowa Beginning Beekeeping Course


A study course for beginning beekeepers will be taught by State Apiarist Andrew Joseph in February and March, 2015


 

Horticulture Programs, 2015


Upcoming horticulture conferences/workshops of possible interest to HHPN readers are listed below.  Additional information on each program is available from the listed contacts.

Welcome New Clinic Diagnostician


The ISU Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic is pleased to welcome our newest staff member, Ed Zaworski.

How to Enjoy Your Indoor Holiday Plants


Two recent news releases from ISU Extension & Outreach will help you enjoy your indoor holiday plants now and long into the future.