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Updated: 2016-12-07T12:11:16Z

 



2017 Visioning Communities Selected

2016-12-06T09:40:37Z

Ten Iowa communities have been selected to participate in the Iowa's Living Roadways Community Visioning Program in 2017.

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Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Clarke County

2016-11-28T09:31:01Z

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.

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Nonprofit Workshop on Ethical Dilemmas and Boundary Issues Set for Dec. 2

2016-11-07T10:57:14Z

A workshop for nonprofit organizations titled "Ethical Dilemmas and Boundary Issues" will be offered Friday, Dec. 2, 9 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at 4728 Southern Hills Drive in Sioux City.
 

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Iowa’s Living Roadways Celebrates 20 Years of Sustainable Community Enhancement

2016-11-02T13:56:31Z

 On Thursday, Nov. 10, community leaders and volunteers will mark the 20th anniversary of the Iowa’s Living Roadways Program at the 2016 Annual Celebration at the Gateway Center in Ames.

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Much More than Digging a Hole: Tree Planting Guide Published

2016-11-03T12:53:35Z

Keeping trees healthy requires diligence, both before and after they have been planted. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has revised a publication that provides current recommendations for tree selection, planting and post-planting care.

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Iowa Near the Top of U.S. Rural Income Growth

2016-10-31T10:34:59Z

The 2015 median household income in rural Iowa was $60,223, almost 11 percent higher than urban incomes ($51,705). Rural Iowans also have become wealthier than rural residents in other states.

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Petrzelka Elected President for CARET North Central Region

2016-10-26T08:17:02Z

Iowan Bob Petrzelka recently was elected north central region president of the Council for Agricultural Research, Extension and Teaching. He has been a delegate to this national grassroots organization since 2013, representing Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences.

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Farm to School Month a Great Time to Teach Kids About Healthy Food

2016-10-18T12:33:52Z

Helping children make healthier food choices is the goal of farm to school programming nationwide. Since 2007, 30 schools in Iowa have formed farm to school chapters, and others participate in related activities throughout the year, such as the Great Apple Crunch in October or after school snack programs.

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Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Adair and Adams Counties, Iowa

2016-10-13T08:13:28Z

Emerald ash borer, an invasive beetle that attacks and kills ash trees, has been confirmed in Adair and Adams counties in Iowa.

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Edwards Joins Staff as Urban Forestry Specialist

2016-10-11T08:33:44Z

Gabriele Edwards, a graduate of Iowa State University, has joined the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach team as an urban forestry specialist.

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