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County News

May 29, 2015

The Annual Spring Field Day at the ISU Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will run from 1:00 to 4:15 p.m. on June 24.  The program will start with Elwynn Taylor, ISU Extension Climatologist, followed by Matt Liebman, ISU Agronomist, then Antonio Mallarino, ISU Extension Soil Fertility Specialist, and Matt Helmers.  The field day is free and open to the public.

May 28, 2015

The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association is holding pasture walks in mid-June, giving cow-calf producers an opportunity to hear from experts on brush management and maximizing feeder calf value. The Eric Smith family of Decorah will be hosting one of the walks on June 16.

May 19, 2015

The Iowa Master Woodland Managers Program is primarily intended to serve woodland owners and land managers, but may also be of interest to school teachers, loggers, and government employees.

May 18, 2015

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased by 5 percent in 2015, according to results from the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa – 2015 Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Average rents were lower in all nine crop reporting districts, according to Alejandro Plastina, assistant professor and extension economist with Iowa State University.

May 18, 2015

Pork producers who manage or own a sow herd will want to attend a seminar in northeast Iowa.  ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa Pork Producers Association are sponsoring an advanced swine reproduction seminar.

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“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from ISU Extension and Outreach. Youth develop nutrition knowledge and culinary skills through hands-on activities as they taste and prepare new flavors.
 

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May 19, 2015 03:21 PM

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