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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Allamakee County

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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

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County News

July 1, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offices across northeast Iowa are hosting farmland leasing meetings from July 30 through August 21 at selected locations. These meetings will address questions that land owners, tenants, or other interested individuals have about farmland leasing.

July 23, 2014

Business is booming for farmers’ markets, with numbers more than doubling in the last 15 years.  There are numerous reasons why shoppers are increasingly visiting farmers’ markets.  Some people prefer the quality, flavor and higher nutrient value of freshly picked produce. 

July 15, 2014

The Youth Dairy Classic Show will be held Sunday, September 7 beginning at 9 a.m. at the Fayette County Fairgrounds in West Union.  Rules & Entry Form

July 8, 2014

Kids Day Activities at the Allamakee County Fair, July 18.  Do you like creating things? Do you want to share your creation with lots of people?  ISU Extension and Outreach Allamakee County and 4-H is hosting a LEGO®, veggie art and junk art Contests during Kid’s Day on July 18, 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. at the Allamakee County Fair.

June 18, 2014

County Fairs are serving as the landscape to showcase the NE Iowa Food & Fitness Bike Blender! Youth and adults are using human power to pedal the bike to make tasty strawberry/banana fruit smoothies.  Watch for the bike blender in the next few weeks for the County Fairs! Join the bike blending-taste testing team in NE Iowa!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 10, 2014 04:55 PM

Jennifer Bentley, dairy specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, recently produced a new publication about...

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