Meetings postponed in February due to weather have been rescheduled, giving Iowa local foods leaders a pair of opportunities to meet together in March when Iowa State University Extension and Outreach hosts two events in Ames.
Fortunately for farmers who want to get a stronger grasp on their finances and budget, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a variety of resources designed to help producers plan and keep their heads above water until prices increase.
With spring just around the corner, fruit tree owners should start to think about the care of their trees and this year’s fruit crop. The key to a good fruit set is to provide conditions favorable for flower bud formation, survival and pollination. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach share tips and practices that improve a tree’s ability to begin and continue to bear fruit.
Nominations are due March 15 for the 2016 Dwight Ink Public Service Award. ISU Extension and Outreach is partnering with the Department of Political Science to provide this award that recognizes public service professionals who demonstrate commitment to public service in Iowa.