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Computing a Cropland Cash Rental Rate
This publication guides owners and renters through the process of computing a cash rental rate for farmland.
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Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2022 Survey
Typical cash rental rates for high, medium, and low quality cropland, as well as land devoted to hay production, oats, pasture, and cornstalk grazing. This information can be useful in comparing rental rates among counties and farms of different levels of productivity.
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Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO) and Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO)
The 2018 Farm Bill extends the Supplemental Coverage Option (SCO), an endorsement to farm-level crop insurance policies available through the Common Crop Insurance program, and new for 2021 is the Enhanced Coverage Option (ECO). This publication explains how SCO and ECO can extend coverage beyond the 85% coverage level of multi-peril crop insurance.
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Gardening for Butterflies and Pollinators
The flash of a colorful butterfly and the buzz of a bumble bee traveling between flowers bring extra beauty and enjoyment to our gardens. Planning your garden or landscape to include plants that attract and sustain butterflies, bees, and other beneficial insects can increase the populations of these desired insects and increase the diversity you can observe and enjoy. You will also be doing your part to help preserve butterflies, honey bees and pollinators that are threatened and in decline.

Previously known as RG 0601.
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Introduction to Aquaculture in the North Central Region
Aquaculture is defined by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) as “the breeding, rearing, and harvesting of fish, plants, algae, and other organisms in all types of water.” Since aquaculture encompasses a myriad of species produced in multiple types of systems and in multiple waters (e.g., fresh, salt, brackish), it is often the most correct word to use when describing farming in water. Simply saying “fish farming” leaves out significant aquatic crops that are farmed.
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See! You Did It! Presentations -- Vibrant Clubs
This activity will help 4-H members learn to communicate by giving an organized presentation in front of a group. This club or group activity will help them learn to clearly communicate information to others through a presentation. They will practice life skills such as developing self-esteem and gaining self-confidence.

This vibrant club activity replaces 4H 850 LDR - See! You Did It! - 4-H Leader Communication
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4-H Poetry -- Vibrant Clubs
While many people think poems need to rhyme, they do not. A poem is a series of words to paint pictures in the mind of the reader. The poet (or author of the poem) chooses words for their meaning, sound, or rhythm.

For this activity, you will need to create your own list of 4-H vocabulary—words or terms that are familiar to 4-H youth. Or use the word bank provided at the end of the lesson. If using word magnets, it is recommended to store them on a cookie sheet or other magnetic surface.
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2021 Summary - Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy Farm and Central Iowa Research Farms
This report contains a summary of the research conducted at the Agricultural Engineering/Agronomy Farm and Central Iowa Research Farms in 2021.

To access reports from past years, visit the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive.
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First Impressions -- Vibrant Clubs
In the United States, a handshake is often used as a greeting. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary defines a handshake as "a clasping, usually of right hands, by two people as in greeting or farewell." Handshakes may also be used to congratulate someone or to formalize an agreement. When you shake hands with someone, you convey a message about yourself. Whether they recognize it or not, people will make assumptions about you based on the quality of your handshake. To make a positive first impression, follow these steps for a confident, comfortable handshake.
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Using Committees -- Vibrant Clubs
A committee is a team with a common goal. They work under the leadership of a chair and are supported by the club leader. A committee chairperson may be the vice president of the club (who oversees all committees), may be appointed by the president of the club, or may be a member who volunteers for the task. No matter who the chairperson is, there are responsibilities that must be fulfilled if the committee is to be successful.

Effective committee work is an important 4-H club function. Through effective committee work, club business meetings can be more efficient and allow more time to meet the educational, recreational, and social needs of members.

The Iowa 4-H Club program plan should always include youth voice from members. Youth voice should be included in planning of activities, events, and education as well as financial decisions. Provide opportunities for youth to be involved in financial decisions and plan for educational opportunities to help 4-H youth understand the club finances, guidelines, and appropriate use of club funds.
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Human Scavenger Hunt -- Vibrant Clubs
It is important to communicate with others effectively and efficiently. This activity will help with both, whether you know the people around you or not. Teamwork is essential for social skills like active listening, decision making, and effective speaking. It will teach youth that their voice matters and will increase self-confidence.
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Packing for a Trip -- Vibrant Clubs
When packing for a trip away from home, it can be impractical to pack an entire four-season wardrobe. Rather, we must decide which items to bring so that we can manage our luggage and have the right clothes to wear. This learning experience will provide the opportunity to explore the process of clothing selection for a specific time, location, and climate.
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Ghana -- Global Clover
The global clover publication series features countries around the world that have a 4-H program. 4-H reaches over 7 million young people in more than 50 countries!

The global clover publications highlight countries, languages, economics, activities, and traditions around the world so young people can learn more about global civic engagement.
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Finland -- Global Clover
The global clover publication series features countries around the world that have a 4-H program. 4-H reaches over 7 million young people in more than 50 countries!

The global clover publications highlight countries, languages, economics, activities, and traditions around the world so young people can learn more about global civic engagement.
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Safe Home Canning Steps
Steps to follow before, during, and after home food preservation projects.
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Wildlife Habitat Trivia -- Vibrant Clubs
One common ecoregion in the state of Iowa includes the Tall Grass Prairie. This activity includes cards with "fun facts" about various wildlife species that call the Tall Grass Prairie home. The fun trivia game helps youth identify wildlife species and learn more about specific characteristics of those species.
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Feed Additives to Mitigate the Risk of Virus-contaminated Feed
The introduction of Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea Virus (PEDV) in 2013 into the US swine industry pointed toward feed ingredients as the likely route of introduction. Subsequent research trials have documented viruses can survive in feed ingredients and complete feed for transoceanic shipping (30 and 37 days) and transcontinental shipping (23 days.)

Authors of the transoceanic trial concluded:
1. Viruses can survive in feed, but survival is variable and depends on specific properties of each virus
2. Certain feed ingredients or feed products present a better matrix for virus survival than others
3. Select ingredient matrices seemed to enhance the survival of multiple viruses.
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Riparian Forests -- Vibrant Clubs
Let’s look closely at an important part of our land that needs trees! These areas, called riparian forests, are located beside lakes, streams, and wetlands. Early settlers called these areas “willow thickets” because thick trees and shrubs made them hard to get through. Trees and shrubs next to water grow fast and have root systems that tolerate wet soils. They are very important in maintaining healthy soils!
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Ground Grain -- Vibrant Clubs
Many foods we eat, including cereal and bread, are made from grains! Grains are the fruits or seeds from grasses. Corn, oats, and wheat are some major grains grown in Iowa. Most of the grain grown in Iowa is used to feed livestock. Ninety-one percent of the land in Iowa is considered agricultural land, which is the highest percentage in the country. Iowa is the top producer of corn in the United States! Have you noticed any grain crops in your hometown?
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Rules and Regulations for 4-H Equine Shows in Iowa
This detailed handbook is a guide for 4-H'ers, 4-H leaders, county extension staff, show managers, judges, and others responsible for conducting 4-H light horse shows in Iowa.
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Cooking Over Campfire Coals: A Guide for Adult Mentors
Nothing seems to make food taste better than cooking it outdoors. The experience can be an excellent learning opportunity for youth whether it is a simple one-pot cookout in the backyard, several cookouts, or a campout.

An outdoor cooking activity can be used to help youth achieve many 4-H learning outcomes, including:
  • Learn practical skills
  • Acquire positive self-attitude
  • Develop leadership capabilities
  • Develop abilities to be a responsible group member
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Iowa 4-H Equation
4-H learning experiences are based on the principles and practices of positive youth development. The Iowa 4-H Positive Youth Development experience is outlined in the 4-H Equation.

Available in English or Spanish.

Previously known as 4H 127.4H127 4H 0127
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Iowa Retail Initiative
The Iowa Retail Initiative, a part of ISU Extension and Outreach, is a program designed to strengthen independent retail in Iowa communities.

Our two-part program:
  • IRI Champions workshop provides training and resources for the community and small business supporters on topics from social media and retail district amenities to understanding your town’s retail data analysis.
  • The IRI Snapshot trains local leaders to create a snapshot of their retail district and to assess information about their retail districts, mapping, and decision-making.
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Sulfur Dioxide in Winemaking
Sulfur dioxide (SO2) is an essential additive in winemaking. This chemical largely is used as a food and wine preservative for its antimicrobial and antioxidant properties. It inhibits, and in some cases kills, some yeast and bacteria. SO2 also protects grape must and wine from oxidation by enzymatic and chemical reactions, and therefore from browning and off-odors. With proper additions, SO2 aids in preserving aromas and provides protection against incidental oxygen and microbial exposure. It must be used in conjunction with sound winemaking practices, which include stringent cleaning and sanitation protocols and use of inert gases.
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Targeting Life Skills
The goal of youth programming is to provide developmentally appropriate opportunities to young people to experience life skills, practice them until they are learned, and use them throughout their lives. The Targeting Life Skills framework incorporates developmentally appropriate learning opportunities to assess the impact of life skill development.

This is a one-page visual publication of the Targeting Life Skills image.
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Checkout STEM and the Arts
Activities and information about how to create checkout kits designed to support the development of literacy and STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) and the arts experiences for K-3 children and their families. Seven activity guides focus on the following topics: Crafty coding, Daring dance, Fabulous farms, Good gardens, Marvelous math, Pet patterns, Sky Spy, Super Stars.

Download the Kit Purchasing List with links to the items for the activities.

Developed with support from John Deere and The Iowa Space Grant Consortium.
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Building a Wardrobe
The collection of all your clothes and shoes makes up your wardrobe. A complete wardrobe includes items you need for the activities you participate in. You may have clothes you typically wear to school, athletic wear for sports and exercising, and maybe some dressier garments for nice dinners or special occasions.
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Types of Attire
Deciding how to dress can be challenging. Our clothes can be practical or imaginative, simple or ornate; it depends on the context. For context, we take into consideration the time of day, occasion, and venue. Our clothes can also reflect our personalities or the persona we wish to project. Here are general categories of clothing types with descriptions and images to help you as you select garments for your own wardrobe.
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4-H in Fairs
This publication summarizes the role of 4-H in fairs. Learn the many ways that fairs provide 4-H members with unique learning experiences, the purpose of exhibit evaluation, the importance of showcasing, the role of fairs, the objectives of 4-H fairs for young people in Iowa 4-H, and the objectives of 4-H fairs for the community.
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2021 Summary - McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm
This report contains a summary of the research conducted at the McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm in 2021.

To access reports from past years, visit the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive.
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Sustainability in the Swine Industry: Understanding the Life Cycle Assessment of the Pork Supply Chain
The overarching goal of the swine industry is to provide high-quality protein to feed the world’s growing population. Improvements in production efficiency are continually being made to create a better and more sustainable product. Sustainability in the swine industry can be calculated using a Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). An LCA is a holistic approach to analyze the cumulative environmental impacts of the different phases of swine production. Swine production LCAs can inform producers and consumers how certain production practices impact the environment.
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2022 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey
Many Iowa farmers hire some custom machine work in their farm business or perform custom work for others. The 2022 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey is intended as a guide in determining custom rates. This information is based on 122 responses and 3,389 custom rates provided by Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers.
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Late Season Perennial Flowers
Mums, ‘Autumn Joy’ sedum, and Back-eyed Susan are commonly planted perennials that bloom in late summer through early fall. The following perennials are other attractive additions to the late season garden.

Previously known as RG 0304 - Late Season Perennial Flowers - Reiman Gardens
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Growing and Overwintering Tender Perennials
Perennials such as tuberous begonias, gladioli, cannas, and dahlias are an integral part of many home landscapes. They are excellent displays of color until a killing frost. Unfortunately, they will not survive our harsh winter weather outdoors and must be dug in the fall and stored indoors through the winter months. Cultural and winter storage requirements for several commonly grown tender perennials are provided below.

Replaces RG 0311 - Growing and Over-wintering Tender Perennials - Reiman Gardens
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Annual Vines
Annual vines grow quickly and bloom profusely in one growing season. They can camouflage unsightly fences or walls, accent pleasing architecture, or soften harsh structural lines—and at the same time add color, texture, and height. Vines are ideal for creating a temporary, natural screen for privacy or against sun, wind, or unattractive views. They also can create a welcoming habitat for birds, bees, and butterflies.

Replaces RG 0317 - Annual Vines - Reiman Gardens
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African Violets
African violets are one of America’s most popular houseplants. They belong to the Saintpaulia family and are not related to the hardy violets we enjoy in outdoor gardens. Under the proper growing conditions, they will bloom almost continuously indoors.

Previously known as RG 0322 - African Violets - Reiman Gardens
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Growing Zinnias
Zinnias prompt memories of grandmothers’ gardens and cheerful bouquets. With their dependability and dizzying array of flower colors and heights, zinnias easily earn their excellent reputation.

Previously known as RG 0324 - Zinnias - Reiman Gardens
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Finding a Certified Pesticide Applicator for Emerald Ash Borer Treatment
Although Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is unable to give specific recommendations on certified applicators and licensed companies able to treat ash trees for the emerald ash borer (EAB), we can provide unbiased, general guidance on how to find certified pesticide applicators and considerations for conducting your search.

Previously known as PM 3074.
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Breathing to Cope with Anxiety - Mental Health Matters!
The Mental Health Matters! publications are designed to provide information on youth mental health. They include an activity that young people can do to gain skills related to their mental and physical wellbeing. Youth may do activities on their own, with a caring adult, or with a group.

4-H staff or other youth-serving organizations can use these in their newsletters, club meetings, or workshops.

This publication issue focuses on using breathing techniques to calm anxiety.
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Dealing with Grief and Loss - Mental Health Matters!
The Mental Health Matters! publications are designed to provide information on youth mental health. They include an activity that young people can do to gain skills related to their mental and physical wellbeing. Youth may do activities on their own, with a caring adult, or with a group.

4-H staff or other youth-serving organizations can use these in their newsletters, club meetings, or workshops.

This publication issue focuses on dealing with grief and loss.
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Loneliness - Mental Health Matters!
The Mental Health Matters! publications are designed to provide information on youth mental health. They include an activity that young people can do to gain skills related to their mental and physical wellbeing. Youth may do activities on their own, with a caring adult, or with a group.

4-H staff or other youth-serving organizations can use these in their newsletters, club meetings, or workshops.

This publication issue focuses on what to do when you feel lonely.
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Emotional Regulation - Mental Health Matters!
The Mental Health Matters! publications are designed to provide information on youth mental health. They include an activity that young people can do to gain skills related to their mental and physical wellbeing. Youth may do activities on their own, with a caring adult, or with a group.

4-H staff or other youth-serving organizations can use these in their newsletters, club meetings, or workshops.

This publication issue focuses on how to manage your emotions and feelings.
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Healthy Relationships - Mental Health Matters!
The Mental Health Matters! publications are designed to provide information on youth mental health. They include an activity that young people can do to gain skills related to their mental and physical wellbeing. Youth may do activities on their own, with a caring adult, or with a group.

4-H staff or other youth-serving organizations can use these in their newsletters, club meetings, or workshops.

This publication issue focuses on how to focus on healthy relationships to avoid the negative impacts of unhealthy relationships.
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Growing Tomatoes in a Container
Use these tips to grow delicious tomatoes in containers!
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Sentiment Survey on Current Conditions for Housing Development in Iowa
The Sentiment Survey on Current Conditions for Housing Development in Iowa is an annual survey that captures the opinions of real estate professionals regarding current conditions for housing development across the state. Respondents are asked about their sentiment on housing in general, as well as what factors drive either their positive or negative views on housing-development prospects. This year’s survey is the first iteration of an annual study that will track how sentiment in terms of housing development changes over time.
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How Do I Ask for Help? - Mental Health Matters!
The Mental Health Matters! publications are designed to provide information on youth mental health. They include an activity that young people can do to gain skills related to their mental and physical wellbeing. Youth may do activities on their own, with a caring adult, or with a group.

4-H staff or other youth-serving organizations can use these in their newsletters, club meetings, or workshops.

Chances are at some point you will experience a time where you struggle with how you are feeling or thinking. According to the Center for Disease Control, 1 in 5 youth struggles with mental, emotional, or behavior problems. It’s important to learn how to ask for help when you are struggling. This publication will provide some guidance.
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2021 Summary - Western Research and Demonstration Farm
This report contains a summary of the research conducted at the Western Research and Demonstration Farm in 2021.

To access reports from past years, visit the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive.
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2021 Summary - Armstrong Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm Neely-Kinyon Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm
This report contains a summary of the research conducted at the Armstrong Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm and the Neely-Kinyon Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm in 2021.

To access reports from past years, visit the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive.
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Floodplain Connectivity
Floodplains enhance water quality and reduce downstream flooding.
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Streambank Alluvial Units
This publication reviews how streambank composition affects water quality.
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2021 Summary - Northern Research and Demonstration Farm
This report contains a summary of the research conducted at the Northern Research and Demonstration Farm in 2021.

To access reports from past years, visit the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive.
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2021 Summary- Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm and Muscatine Island Research and Demonstration Farm
This report contains a summary of the research conducted at the Southeast Research and Demonstration Farm and the Muscatine Island Research and Demonstration Farm in 2021.

To access reports from past years, visit the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive.
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2021 Summary - Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm
This report contains a summary of the research conducted at the Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm in 2021.

To access reports from past years, visit the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive. State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive.
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2021 Summary - Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm and Allee Demonstration Farm
This report contains a summary of the research conducted at the Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm and the Allee Demonstration Farm in 2021.

To access reports from past years, visit the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive. State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive.
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Estimated Costs of Crop Production in Iowa - 2022
This publication estimates the cost of crop production in Iowa for 2021. Estimates for corn following corn, corn following soybeans, corn silage following corn, herbicide tolerant soybeans following corn, strip tillage corn and soybeans, non-herbicide tolerant soybeans following corn, low-till corn and soybeans, oats and hay production, alfalfa, grass pastures and machinery costs are all included.
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Carbon Science for Carbon Markets: Emerging Opportunities in Iowa
Credible carbon credits are a precondition for carbon markets. Unlike two decades ago, when voluntary carbon markets were just being developed, much is known today that supports credible carbon credits, including those that are agriculturally based. This report addresses ways to further improve the credibility of agricultural carbon credits and reduce the cost of carbon programs by assessing the underlying science and adding transparency to how carbon markets function. We assess the history and structure of carbon markets; carbon credit measurement, reporting, and verification protocols; the impacts of land—especially cropland—and livestock management practices on greenhouse gas and soil organic carbon dynamics, and adoption of these practices; existing and emerging engineering technologies that could reduce greenhouse gas emissions or enhance carbon removal; and quantitative tools that could help facilitate carbon market development. The geographic scope is primarily focused on the state of Iowa. The report furthermore highlights ways multisectoral collaborations—for example, between farmers, scientists, industry, government, and civil society organizations—could remove barriers and further market development.

The Carbon Sequestration Task Force was authorized on June 22, 2021, by Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds under Executive Order Number 9. Task A of this executive order states: "Reviewing the research on carbon sequestration, considering any gaps in current assessments, and determining whether new research, standards, or definitions should be developed."

As part of the analysis provided to the Task Force, researchers at Iowa State University (ISU) were asked by the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) to undertake an assessment of the science supporting agriculturally based carbon markets. This report includes the work of 51 faculty members, staff, postdoctoral associates, and graduate student scholars associated with four colleges, four institutes and centers, and 13 departments throughout ISU.
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Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table -- Bookmark STEM (Unit=25)
Bookmark STEM bookmark to use as a companion with the book "Farmer Will Allen and the Growing Table," by Jacqueline Briggs Martin. Includes directions to enjoy reading the book together. Prompts for before, during and after the reading experience. Next, do a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) challenge!

These bookmarks could be placed into a book and given away at an educational or promotional event, used to support youth learning by reading the chosen book and doing the accompanying STEM activity, or placed into an activity materials bag and supported with an online learning experience.
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Using Potassium Sorbate to Inhibit Yeast Growth in Bottled Wines
Wines bottled with residual sugar concentration at or above 1 gram per liter have the potential to be at risk for yeast refermentation. Stringent cleaning and sanitation practices, appropriate sulfur dioxide (SO2) use, and sterile filtration prior to bottling help to prevent refermentation issues. This publication shares key points for potassium sorbate use in wine.
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National Pest Alert - Coffee Leaf Rust
A two-page handout on Coffee Leaf Rust that includes color photos, life cycle, management options and basic information about potential impacts to coffee production.
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Mental and Physical Health - Mental Health Matters!
The Mental Health Matters! publications are designed to provide information on youth mental health. They include an activity that young people can do to gain skills related to their mental and physical wellbeing. Youth may do activities on their own, with a caring adult, or with a group.

4-H staff or other youth-serving organizations can use these in their newsletters, club meetings, or workshops.

This publication issue offers an activity to practice focusing your mind.
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Overcoming the Motivation Hurdle - Mental Health Matters!
The Mental Health Matters! publications are designed to provide information on youth mental health. They include an activity that young people can do to gain skills related to their mental and physical wellbeing. Youth may do activities on their own, with a caring adult, or with a group.

4-H staff or other youth-serving organizations can use these in their newsletters, club meetings, or workshops.

This publication issue provides strategies on motivating yourself when you feel stuck.
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Use of Inert Gases
“Inert” is the term used to describe substances that are not chemically reactive. However, reactivity is dependent on context. Historically, the noble gases (helium, neon, argon, krypton, xenon, and radon) were referred to as inert gases. Nitrogen (N2), argon (Ar), and carbon dioxide (CO2) are commonly used inert gases in the wine industry because these have little or no reactivity with wine. These can be used individually or as a mixture in varying proportions. Oxygen (O2) is reactive with many chemical compounds in wine and is therefore not inert.
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Forages for Horses in Iowa
Forages as hay or pasture make up the significant share of the daily intake of a horse. Horses are natural grass eaters with front teeth suited for biting off the grass. The molars chew and grind bulky feed, such as hay and coarse grains. A mature horse that is not working hard will eat 1.5 to 2 pounds of air-dry feed per 100 pounds of body weight. That would be 15 to 20 pounds of hay daily for a 1,000-pound horse. In Iowa, horses will require about 2 tons of hay per head per year, plus summer pasture. When meeting nutrient requirements, carefully consider forage quality and nutrient content.
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2021 Summary - Horticulture Research Station
This report contains a summary of the research conducted at the Horticulture Research Station in 2021.

To access reports from past years, visit the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive. State University Research and Demonstration Farms Progress Report archive.
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2021 Summary Report - Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll
The Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll is an annual survey of Iowa farmers. The survey project collects and disseminates information on issues of importance to farmers and agricultural stakeholders across Iowa and the Midwest. Except for 2019, the Farm Poll has been conducted every year since its establishment in 1982, and is the longest-running survey of its kind in the nation. The project is supported by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Agriculture and Home Economics Experiment Station.

The 2021 Farm Poll questionnaires were mailed in February to a statewide panel of 1,781 farmers. Completed surveys were received from 1,095 farmers, resulting in a response rate of 61.5%.

This year’s survey contained questions about community vitality, the impacts of COVID-19, renewable energy, carbon markets, perspectives on the Iowa Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund, and use of various media for information and entertainment.
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Produce Safety on Fresh Produce Farms
Fact sheets for growers of fresh produce focused on managing food safety risks as regulated under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule (PSR).

Complementary videos are available on the Produce Safety Playlist.
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Agricultural Water Testing (Sample Collection and Procedures)
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Best Practices for Pest Management at Produce Farms
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How to Clean and Sanitize Inside Walk-in Cooler
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Corn Quality: Concerns When Grain Does Not Reach Maturity
The 2020 growing season brought challenges to Iowa corn growers. Drought and the August derecho wind damage are the two primary events that may have impacted corn quality and feed value. Grain that does not reach maturity or is stressed during the growing season (weather, nutrients, disease, weed competition) may be more prone to quality issues, and thus require different considerations for handling and storage.

This publication is intended for swine producers who grow corn and manufacture feed on-farm, feed mills, and nutritionists.
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ISU Extension and Outreach Red 5-Gallon Bucket
Whether you are a Master Gardener, 4-H'er working on some projects, or a weekend warrior DIY-ing with home improvements - these buckets can help you accomplish your project(s).


Pick up at the Extension Store's Distribution Center in Ames is encouraged as postage may be abnormally high to send this product.

*contents displayed in image not included with bucket.
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