County News

July 13, 2015

Are you in 6th, 7th, or 8th grade?  Join 4-H'ers from lsurrounding counties on a trip to the Omaha Zoo!  The trip will be September 19-20.  Ride a charter bus to the Omaha Zoo, learn about and see the animals, spend the night with the Gorillas, and meet  new 4-H friends!  Cost of the trip is only $100.  Space is limited!  Register by August 10th.

June 17, 2015

ISU Extension & Outreach information and resources for northeast Iowa

June 17, 2015

ISU Extension & Outreach information and resources for northeast Iowa

May 15, 2015

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is coordinating with Federal and State agencies, the poultry industry, and local communities, to keep avian influenza (AI) from becoming established in the Iowa poultry population.

May 15, 2015

Greenhorn Grazing is an introduction to management intensive and rotational grazing for producers who want to optimize forage and livestock production, increase market access, and conserve natural resources.

April 17, 2015

Iowa State University's Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory has general information about avian influenza and factsheets on keeping your birds healthy.

March 5, 2015

The newsletter is linked online below, but articles this issue will include winter care for horses, lanning a spring vegetable garden, home energy savings tips, estimating costs of pasture and hay production, starting a bird feeding program and more.  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/smallfarms/newsletter/winter-2014

March 3, 2015

If your household income is at or below the following range you may be eligible for Food Assistance.S

February 26, 2015

Many Iowa farmers hire custom machine work done in their farm business or perform custom work for others.  Others rent machinery or perform other services.  This information is based on survey responses from 166 Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers.

February 16, 2015

Iowa State University and Trees Forever will be conducting this informative meeting regarding storm damage assessment, Emerald Ash Borer, tree benefits, importance of replanting, and inventory information.

January 29, 2015

USDA Rural Development's Single Family Housing Direct Loan Program provides loans to assist low and very low income families in rural Iowa achieve their dream of homeownership.

December 11, 2014

The weather has grown colder, but that doesn't mean Iowans should ignore their trees until spring.  Quite the opposite.  Winter is the best time to prune oak trees in Iowa.

November 14, 2014

Consider joining the Northeast Iowa Agricultural Experimental Association (NEIAEA), the owner of the Northeast Resarch and Demonstration Farm. 

November 11, 2014

Read what our field specialist has to report.

October 15, 2014

Although adults involved in the agriculture industry may not come out and verbally share they are under financial or emotional stress, there are signs they may be in need of help. 

August 29, 2014

Now is the time to be saving seeds for next year's garden, especially if you have had great success with a particular variety of beans, tomato or something else.  And just how do you go about storing those seeds?  If you want to get kids involved this is a fun method that's much more fun!

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