September 2017

September 18, 2017 02:40 PM

As she steps away from the Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute and Academy following seven and a half years as director, Cindy Kendall is extremely proud of what she has accomplished and how she has served.

September 18, 2017 11:35 AM

The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is assisting producer groups gathering information to use in applying for USDA Rural Business and Cooperative Service value-added producer grants.

September 18, 2017 11:24 AM

Iowa’s new heifer development program, Iowa Cowmaker Elite, is officially underway, according to program coordinator Patrick Wall, ISU Extension and Outreach beef specialist.

September 18, 2017 09:35 AM

Iowa farm financial conditions have deteriorated since 2012, but average indicators of liquidity and solvency remain close to their long term levels, according to a new study published in the September issue of Ag Decision Maker.

September 15, 2017 01:22 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Specialist David Brown has attained the designation of Certified Family Life Educator offered through the National Council on Family Relations.

September 14, 2017 04:35 PM

Fruit and vegetable growers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices, and co-management of natural resources and food safety should make plans to attend an upcoming Produce Safety Alliance Grower Training course.

September 14, 2017 01:20 PM

For many Iowans, their home is the largest, most important investment they’ll ever make. But if their local community is struggling, they may have a hard time getting the value they need when they’re ready to sell. ISU Extension and Outreach works with Iowa communities to paint a true picture of local housing needs. It's an important service for any town that wants to remain vibrant.

September 14, 2017 11:39 AM

There are many ways to tell a story — oral histories, written accounts, plays and movies, to name a few. With help from GIS (Geographic Information System) specialist Bailey Hanson, Iowa State University has decided to tell its land-grant story through story mapping.

September 13, 2017 04:19 PM

Fall can be a great time to plant multiple types of spring-flowering bulbs, and daffodils are an excellent choice. However, several steps must be followed to ensure their success in spring. What needs to be done?