Agriculture and Natural Resources Events

03/28/2015- Extension Week

03/28/2015- Spring Garden Conference
The Iowa State University Extension Master Gardeners of West Pottawattamie County will host the event at the Council Bluffs Senior Center, Saturday, March 28, 2015 from 8:00am to 4:00pm. Cost is $30 if registered by March 20th or $40.00 if coming the day of the event and both include lunch and refreshments. Many workshops will be offered by area

03/28/2015- Siouxland Garden Show
Whether your yard is a tiny courtyard hemmed in by other building or a stretch of lush green lawn, the Siouxland Garden Show is full of ideas that will help you transform your own piece of the great outdoors.

03/28/2015- 4-H and Clover Kids Herb Workshop
An opportunity to learn about herbs will be held on Saturday, March 28 at 9 am at the Mahaska County Extension Office for 4Hers and Clover Kids. Please register if you plan to attend.

03/30/2015- Annie's Project
Risk Management Education for Farm and Ranch Women. Topics include: Risk assessments,Human factors in farming, grain marketing, crop insurance, USDA-FSa and NRCS programs, farmland leasing, financial statements, farm tax issues, money, investments, retirement,business planning and much more!!

03/30/2015- Terra Firma Documentary Showing

03/30/2015- Container Gardens CLASS
Container gardens do not have to be three geranium, asparagus fern and vinca vines. You don’t need to grow only one tomato in a container; you can grow a whole salsa garden in a container. Come see what can be done with your containers. Linn County Master Gardener Deb Walser’s own containers will be featured along with planting instructions. Y

03/30/2015- Grain Marketing Meeting
Join ISU Farm Mangement Specialist, Kelvin Leibold, Mid Iowa Coop Marketing Manager, Linda Kuhl and ISU Extension Ag Engineer Greg Brenemann to learn more about the different types of marketing options you have at your cooperatives, reducing risk through grain marketing, the importance of grain quality and sound storage systems to delivering grain

03/30/2015- Emerald Ash Borer Meeting
EAB, a small wood-boring beetle that attacks and kills ash trees, has now been confirmed in 15 counties. Join Iowa DNR, IDALS, and ISU Extension for an informational meeting. Topics covered include: how to identify EAB, how to identify an ash tree, signs of EAB infestation, if the tree is safe and if it is a candidate for treatment, treatment op

03/31/2015- Ladies Farm Seminar Series
Estate Planning-Kelvin Liebold