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February 20, 2015

The Friday announcement follows requests from advocacy groups who said many people will not realize the consequences of being uninsured in 2014 until they file their taxes -- and by then they can't sign up for 2015 coverage. A new study from the Urban Institute seeks to quantify the problem.

February 20, 2015

Farmers, drainage contractors, landowners, and others interested in learning more about drainage design should plan to attend the 2015 Drainage Design Workshop on March 11 in Sac City or March 12 in Estherville. See attached flyer for registration form, contact information, and agenda.

February 20, 2015

Right now, the weather outside is cold and the ground is inhospitable to plants. However, this is an excellent time to begin growing seedlings indoors that can be transplanted outside for successful growth in spring.

February 4, 2015

Crop producers can continue discussions about the Iowa Nutrient Reduction strategy and local watershed improvement, learn more about best practices for reducing nutrient loss into Iowa’s waterways, and talk to farmers who are implementing practices at upcoming events.

February 4, 2015

Many people will give or receive beautiful flowers on Valentine's Day. While the thought is wonderful and they’re lovely to receive, what happens on Feb. 15 and beyond?

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 6, 2015 02:35 PM

Manure applicator certification workshops for dry/solid manure operators will be held in February. These workshops meet manure...

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