Just last week, an invasive earthworm that acts like a snake was identified in Iowa. Today, officials announced that the invasive “mile-a-minute” weed was positively identified in Marion County, in the central part of the state. Related: another invasive species in Iowa, the Japanese beetle Learn more about today’s announcement from the Iowa Department of […]
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The past two weeks have been busy ones for the Vineyard Management class at the Kirkwood Vineyard in Cedar Rapids. We’ve planted more than 30 grapevines, learned to string trellis wire, attached grow tubes to the new vines and tonight, had our chance to play with fire.