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County News

January 19, 2016

The inaugural Iowa Small Farms Conference is scheduled for February 13, 2016 in Ames, Iowa. 

“The Iowa Small Farms Conference will be a great event for people who are excited to learn more about opportunities on their small farm or acreage,” said Christa Hartsook, small farms program coordinator at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. “With a wide variety of educational options, attendees can get the most out of their day by customizing the conference to fit their specific needs and interests.”

January 19, 2016

Profitability of high-priced replacement females will come only as a result of many years of productivity in the herd.  Plan to attend a Feb. 2 clinic in Cherokee, Iowa to learn more ways to keep her working for you. 

January 19, 2016

Beef feedlot producers and supporting agri-business staff will learn the latest about corn silage in feedlot rations, a new variety of corn for feedlot diets, market outlook and changing distillers grains at the 2016 UNL-ISU Beef Feedlot Roundtable.

January 13, 2016

Emerging science is telling us much about the links between environmental exposures, such as chemicals inside a home or child care center, and a child's health and ability to learn. Participate in a series of three online workshops to benefit the health and well-being of the children in your care and learn how to create a healthier environment.

December 16, 2015

When Iowa farmers believe the benefits of planting cover crops outweigh the risks, they’re more likely to adopt this practice, new Iowa State University research shows.


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February 2, 2016 10:02 AM

Iowa Learning Farms, in partnership with Practical Farmers of Iowa and the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group, will host six Iowa cover crop...

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