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County News

November 30, 2015

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Rapid Creek Watershed Project and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, will host a nutrient management meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 16, from 6 -8:30 p.m. at the Morse Community Club in Iowa City.  The event is free and open to the public and includes a complementary meal.

November 30, 2015

The spread of herbicide-resistant weeds is a growing problem in many parts of the United States, and the number of weed species with resistance to glyphosate and other herbicides has risen dramatically; contributing to lower yields and profits for farmers.

November 18, 2015

Master Gardeners will sow the seeds necessary to combat hunger and provide healthy food for struggling Iowans through a new program set to begin this winter.

November 16, 2015

Farmers will have the chance to participate in farmer-to-mentor round tables with organic producers and those experienced with organic certification.

November 2, 2015

New online options make training and fee payment easier than ever for more than 4,500 certified Iowa manure applicators.


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Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 30, 2015 02:31 PM

A news conference will be held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 14 to announce the results of the 2015 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by the Center...

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