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Resources on where and how to collect and submit a soil test for your home garden, lawn, and landscape.
Daily average 4-inch depth soil temperatures by county for Iowa.
Find the date of the first freeze in fall and last freeze in spring for your town.
Access all the information about dealing with weeds available from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
Connect to all the resources available on Emerald Ash Borer - a significant exotic pest in Iowa impacting hundreds of thousands of trees in landscapes and natural areas across the state.
Resources on managing problem wildlife in garden and home from the Natural Resources Wildlife Extension Specialists.
Researched based Wildlife Damage Management Information.
Resources and tips for attracting wildlife to your backyard from the Natural Resources Wildlife Extension Specialists.
Learn more about the planning, establishment, maintenance, and care of windbreaks from the Natural Resources Forestry Extension Specialists.
Information and links to information on planning, planting, establishing, and managing prairies from the Natural Resources Forestry Extension.
Tips on preparing and handling vegetables, herbs, cut flowers, floral arrangements, potted plants, and houseplants for 4-H and youth exhibits at state and county fairs.
Information about how to become a Master Gardener, the mission of the program, continuing education, volunteer opportunities, and the portal for reporting volunteer hours.
The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home.
The Master Conservationist Program works to equip Iowans with the knowledge and skills necessary to make informed decisions about natural resources and to become local leaders and educators.
Connect with all the agriculture programs, resources, and research-based information available to Iowans through Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.