September 2017

September 28, 2017 08:25 AM

Time harvest of remaining garden produce to get the full bounty of the season from garden crops.

September 28, 2017 08:23 AM

Searches for the next vice president of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and dean of the College of Veterinary Medicine have been launched.

September 28, 2017 07:51 AM

The 2018 Garden Calendar is titled “Celebrating with Plants” and features striking holiday-inspired imagery and stories behind today’s traditions. It is now available.

September 25, 2017 02:05 PM

For Mary Beth Sprouse, working with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development was a natural fit.

September 22, 2017 10:13 AM

The leading causes of agricultural fatalities are tractor overturns, runovers and collisions. The tragedy is that the majority of these are preventable with the addition of rollover protective structures, using safe tractor practices and adequate marking.

September 21, 2017 12:11 PM

If dry field conditions persist, the potential for combine and field fires this fall could be a problem. All it takes is a single high-temperature source in the engine area or an overheated bearing to ignite dry plant material.

September 21, 2017 09:28 AM

Eric Christianson has first-hand experience and an Iowa State master’s degree in agriculture and urban planning. Now, he’s putting it to good use as a government specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Community and Economic Development program.

September 21, 2017 09:00 AM

Nearly every year, Iowa experiences at least one grain suffocation. So it should not be a surprise that one of the Farm Safety and Health Week messages has a focus on grain safety.

September 20, 2017 03:14 PM

Newly planted trees can eventually add great color and valuable cover to any landscape. But winter’s harsh conditions can hamper, delay or completely derail their development.