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The summer months are the perfect time to enjoy summer squash from the garden, but successful growers must clear hurdles to gain a bountiful harvest. In a recent article, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturalists, Richard Jauron and...

When growing raspberries, summer pruning is crucial for increasing yields and controlling diseases. However, based on the type of raspberry and the number of crops you are hoping to harvest, summer pruning techniques may vary. In this article, Richard...

For those of you who are looking for additional sources of local, sustainable food, ISU Extension and Outreach has recently released a directory of the 2014 Iowa CSA Farms. The directory lists 75 Iowa farms that host CSA operations and includes contact...

While leafing through seed catalogs in preparation for the upcoming growing season, it becomes habit to envision the bountiful fall harvest that will result from our extensive labor. In our excitement, we often end up with many more seeds than we can...

This is a time of abundance when it comes to local food choices. Yesterday, I had local eggplant & sweet corn with a pasta dish containing local tomatoes, onions, hot peppers and garlic. I have waiting in my fridge for another day beets, bell peppers,...

Please spread the word to those you think might be interested! Position Description: The role of this position is to provide support and assistance in the delivery of new and existing Community Agriculture Programs at Linn County Extension. Community...

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