Crop and Pest Management Events

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

04/01/2015- Lunch 'n Learn Garden Series: Composting
Dubuque Co. Extension and Ashley Neises, Garden Manager at the Dubuque Rescue Mission will be teaming up to talk about composting and soil health at our Monthly Lunch 'n Learn Garden series. Get tips on how to successfully manage a compost system, the basics of what is needed to start a bin, and how to keep soil healthy by composting. Composting

04/06/2015- Beekeeping Classes
Program on beekeeping information.

04/10/2015- Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop
Iowa State University Extension Commercial Horticulturist Patrick O’Malley will be presenting a Fruit Tree Grafting workshop on Friday, April 10th from 5:30-7:30pm at the Dubuque County Extension office, 14858 West Ridge Ln., Dubuque. The workshop will include explanations of different types of grafting followed by a demonstration and hands-o

04/14/2015- Commercial Manure applicators

04/14/2015- Private Pesticide Applicators-Last Chance Training
Private Pesticide Applicators will have a Last Chance to acquire training to receive their CIC credit for renewal of their Private Applicator Certification. Registration fee is $20. The training will be offered on Tuesday, April 14, at 9:00 a.m. and also on Wednesday, April 15, at 9:00 a.m. (You only need to attend one training.)

04/15/2015- PRIVATE Pesticide Applicators Training-PCIC
DVD in Office

04/15/2015- Private Pesticide Applicators-Last Chance Training
Private Pesticide Applicators will have a Last Chance to acquire training to receive their CIC credit for renewal of their Private Applicator Certification. Registration fee is $20. The training will be offered on Tuesday, April 14, at 9:00 a.m. and also on Wednesday, April 15, at 9:00 a.m. (You only need to attend one training.)

04/16/2015- * SPECIAL RE-SHOW * Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Spring 2015 C-CIC Training
NOTE! THIS IS A SPECIAL CLASS FOR THE CITY OF DES MOINES EMPLOYEES ONLY. Categories 3O, 3T, 3OT, 10 Early registration fee of $35.00 through 04/09/15. Late registration fee of $45.00 applies as of 04/10/15. Call or e-mail Deb Baker with questions 515.957.5760 -or- dabaker@iastate.edu Registrations are not considered complete until registration

04/20/2015- Composting Workshop
Dubuque Co. Extension and the Rescue Mission Gardens will be teaming up to host a workshop that will offer an in-depth look at how to successfully manage a compost system. Whether you have a small pile or a three-bin unit, we are here to show how composting can be easy, fun, and rewarding. Composting is one of the best ways to reduce waste and ad