Generations of Leadership Is Focus of Women in Ag Leadership Conference

Madeline SchultzValue Added Agriculture for Lisa ScarbroughWomen in Generations of Leadership is the theme for this year’s Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Women in Ag Leadership Conference, …

Give Strawberry Plants Winter Protection

Richard JauronExtension Horticulturist Willy KleinOrganizational Advancement It’s time to think about protecting strawberry plants from the winter elements. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explain how …

Rainwater Catchment System

Addressing Challenges of Rainwater Catchment Systems for Produce Irrigation

Joe HannanCommercial Horticultural Field SpecialistIowa State University Extension and Rainwater as an irrigation source is continuing to grow in popularity across Iowa.  Since Shawn Shouse and Linda Naeve of …

Savings Incentive Program for beginning farmers

Practical Farmers of Iowa is now accepting applications for its next class of the Savings Incentive Program, a two-year mentorship and support program for beginning and aspiring farmers. Applications are due by Friday, Oct. 11, and must be submitted using the form at

Monarch and Pollinator Habitat Highlights of Field Day

Landowners and families who want to learn more about planting monarch and pollinator habitat should consider attending a field day Aug. 26 near Creston. The event is being hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Pheasants Forever, USDA-NRCS and the Union County Soil and Water Conservation District.