Upcoming Events

High Tunnel Workshop

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 8:30am

Three workshops will be held to help extension staff, county horticulturists, local food coordinators, industry representatives and growers learn to manage common challenges in high tunnels while also discussing new advances in high tunnel production.

Topics to be covered include soil management, tomato grafting, insect management and environmental control. A visit to a working high tunnel is also part of the workshop.

Ames Reads Leopold

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 2:00pm

Ames Public Library, 515 Douglas Ave.

Join guest readers as we review the writings of Aldo Leopold, widely acknowledged as the father of wildlife conservation in America. His most famous work, A Sand County Almanac, published in 1949, is still popular with naturalists and writers alike. Readers will share essays from this book, from other books he has written, and from other like-minded writers. 

High Tunnel Workshop

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 8:30am

Three workshops will be held to help extension staff, county horticulturists, local food coordinators, industry representatives and growers learn to manage common challenges in high tunnels while also discussing new advances in high tunnel production.

Topics to be covered include soil management, tomato grafting, insect management and environmental control. A visit to a working high tunnel is also part of the workshop.