Cass County

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County News

August 3, 2015

The Farm Leasing Arrangements meeting in Atlantic on August 11 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. at the Cass County Community Center will focus on current issues related to farmland ownership, management and leasing arrangements.Tim Eggers, ISU Extension & Outreach Field Agriculture Economist will discuss Trends in Farm Land Values, Cash Rental Rates and Costs of Production. 

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July 14, 2015

Sign up for an online class, find a workshop near you, or download our recipes and publications!

July 13, 2015

Educational programs for farmers and retailers with a focus on understanding weed resistance and a hands-on, practical approach to developing long-term weed management plans that work. Southwest Iowa sessions will be held August 4th at the Armstrong Research Farm in Lewis

July 13, 2015

Cass County Extension hosts the Iowa Master Gardener Summer Webinar series. This series of three gardening classes is open to the public. Three different topics will be offered on Tuesday evenings in June, July and August.

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July 13, 2015

Welcome to Words on Wellness- a monthly newsletter that promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans. In each issue, you'll find reliable, research based information about nutrition, exercise, and food safety, and explore the power of incorporating healthy habits into your daily lifestyle. Check back monthly for the latest edition!

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 30, 2015 02:59 PM

With continued support from the Leopold Center, the Local Foods Program is moving under the umbrella of Iowa State University Extension...

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