Posts by INLA

2012 Service Day Slideshow

Posted on Mar 8, 2013 in Events

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INLA Service Day

Posted on Sep 13, 2012 in Events

We had a terrific turnout for the event this year at the INLA Service Day. The projects we worked on were around the state capitol grounds. Take a look at a video and the pictures from the event.  ...

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INLA Auction 2012

Posted on Apr 7, 2012 in Events

INLA Auction 2012

Take a look at the photos from this year’s INLA Auction. It was a great success and we hope to see you next...

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Storage and Display of Nursery Stock

Posted on Mar 2, 2012 in Regulations

The improper storage and display of nursery stock at retail locations throughout the State of Iowa has become more apparent over the past couple years primarily due to the expansion of “parking lot” garden centers not being able to provide adequate facilities. As a result, nursery stock is being improperly displayed on the hard surfaces of parking lots as required by Departmental regulations. In Iowa, nursery stock is defined as hardy, cultivated or wild woody plants, such as trees, evergreens, shrubs and vines, and small fruits such as strawberries and raspberries. The storage and display...

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15 Iowa Organization Receive Grant Funds to Help Promote Specialty Crops

Posted on Jan 27, 2012 in news, Specialty Crops

15 Iowa Organization Receive Grant Funds to Help Promote Specialty Crops

USDA funds will help groups promoting fruits, vegetables, nuts, and flowers Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announced that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship will be awarding $238,548 grants to Iowa organizations to help enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops grown in Iowa. The Department received $276,310 through the Specialty Crop Block Grant Program from the USDA Agricultural Marketing Service to support the program. “Specialty crops are a very important part of Iowa agriculture as they allow farmers to diversify and give customers access to locally...

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