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County News

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.

November 2, 2015

A recent ISU Extension and Outreach publication, titled “Farm financial management: 16 ways to stretch cash flow,” details the actions that farmers can take to improve their liquidity when times get tough.

October 29, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach Agricultural Outlook meetings are designed to provide participants with a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential, and management implications.


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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

October 28, 2015 01:50 PM

Farming has become increasingly complex, and farmers must consider many factors as they weigh decisions about planting and fertilizing,...

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