November 2016

November 30, 2016 09:40 AM

Dale Miller, Marion County program director and equine educator with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers some reminders about winter horse needs for good ventilation, feed and water management, and exercise.

November 29, 2016 10:37 AM

Simple holidays that are low on cost but high on meaning are possible according to Carol Ehlers, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She says a $10 limit per person is possible by carefully planning holiday spending.

November 29, 2016 09:54 AM

Erik Potter brings a unique perspective to the Iowa Pork Industry Center’s team of six field specialists, based on his experience in the industry.
 

November 28, 2016 03:12 PM

The annual Iowa Forage and Grassland Council Conference is set for Jan. 19-20, 2017, at the Iowa State University Alumni Center in Ames. Producers and industry experts will speak on a variety of topics.

November 28, 2016 10:17 AM

Emerald ash borer, an invasive beetle that attacks and kills all ash species, has been positively identified in the city of Osceola in Clarke County. Since the first Iowa detection in 2010, EAB has now been confirmed in 39 counties.

November 23, 2016 02:52 PM

Residents of Pleasant Hill, Iowa, will soon have access to an online ordering system for local foods. The city is partnering with the Iowa Food Cooperative on a two-month pilot project to gauge the community’s interest in purchasing Iowa-grown food products.

November 23, 2016 11:04 AM

Thanksgiving dinner tables offer a variety of foods from a variety of places. What are some of these foods made of and which varieties actually wind up on the plate? Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answers a few of these queries this week.

November 22, 2016 04:54 PM

Eighteen Iowa 4-H’ers were selected to  represent Iowa as delegates to the 2016 National 4-H Congress Nov. 25-29 in Atlanta, Ga.

November 22, 2016 02:16 PM

A new tool developed by the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Local Foods Program can help local foods organizations know whether their projects and programs are accomplishing their goals. The Question Keeper survey database is available free for one year.