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Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 14:59

Gary Taylor has been named director for the Community and Economic Development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. He has been interim director since 2015. He also will serve as associate director of the Institute for Design Research and Outreach, and director of Design Extension. His appointment begins Aug. 19.

Wednesday, August 16, 2017 - 14:58

The Iowa’s Living Roadways Community Visioning Program is currently accepting applications for the 2018 program. Eligible communities are those with populations of fewer than 10,000 residents, existing transportation-related issues, and a committee of volunteers willing to dedicate their time and talent to the visioning process.

Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 09:07

New forestry resources are available from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to assist with emerald ash borer management decisions. ISU Extension and Outreach has released three new publications to assist in making informed decisions about hiring arborists and selecting replacement trees.

Thursday, July 27, 2017 - 09:04

An invasive beetle that kills ash trees, the emerald ash borer, has been confirmed in Ringgold County, making it the 52nd county in Iowa where this highly destructive insect has been found.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 15:10

Three new projects from Iowa State University will bring human sciences research to Black Hawk, Polk and Jefferson counties through the Engaged Scholarship Funding Program. University researchers will partner directly with these county extension councils on projects that focus on engagement, translate research into practice, and involve and benefit Iowans, their families and communities.

Thursday, June 29, 2017 - 09:21

The emerald ash borer has been positively identified from a residential tree in Clarksville. Butler County now becomes the 51st county in Iowa where this invasive pest has been confirmed.

Thursday, June 15, 2017 - 09:29

Emerald ash borer has been found in Benton, Buena Vista, Floyd, Howard, and Warren counties. More than half of Iowa's counties now have confirmed infestations.

Friday, May 19, 2017 - 13:18

Iowa Wine Month celebrates $420 million impact on the state of Iowa.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:00

Providing an attractive and appealing place to live is a concern for small towns across Iowa. There are things a town can do to attract new residents that are not related to economic factors.