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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Adams County

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Adams County -- What's Happening ! 

County News

August 19, 2014

AMES, Iowa -- Child care professionals often have difficulty envisioning a comfortable retirement because of self-employment, low wages or both. However it’s vital they include retirement planning in their financial planning, says Cindy Thompson, a family life and family finance program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

August 19, 2014

AMES, Iowa -- Transitioning to successful organic production requires rapid acquisition of production, marketing and financial management skills. 

August 19, 2014

AMES, Iowa -- Considering the high cost of health insurance, farm families should become familiar with changes brought about by the Affordable Care Act. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach human sciences specialists in family finance discuss the implications for farm families in the August issue of Ag Decision Maker.
 

Mackenzie and Joel DeJong, and Joel's grandchildren

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension Is Family for DeJongs

Mackenzie DeJong followed her father, Joel, into the "family business" -- ISU Extension and Outreach. She's a human sciences program coordinator based in O’Brien County. They reflect on how extension work became part of their life.  

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

January 13, 2017 11:58 AM

Cereal rye cover crops added to a corn-soybean rotation have little to no negative effect on yield and actually increased soybean yields...

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