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County News

September 18, 2015

A workshop for professional advisors including estate planning attorneys, financial planners, trust officers, public accountants and others who advise on financial planning and charitable giving, will be conducted at the Wilder Business Center on the Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC), Calmar Campus on Thursday, October 29.

September 4, 2015

As children learn to read, they also must learn to understand what they are reading. By reading to and with beginning readers, parents can help their children build these skills for greater success in school.

September 4, 2015

The 29th Annual Tri-State Agriculture Lender’s Seminar will be held on Wednesday, October 28 in Dubuque, Iowa.  This year’s focus is on market outlooks for livestock, grains and dairy along with the issues of crop cash rents, dairy beef, and organic dairying. 

June 18, 2015

It is often assumed that starting a food hub is a capital intensive process requiring large investments in infrastructure, transportation, logistics and personnel at the outset. A new publication produced by the Leopold Center, ISU Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Food Hub, describes how emerging food hubs can grow successfully under money constraints if cash flow is managed strategically.

June 5, 2015

Livestock producers with an interest in beginning or transitioning grazing practices can sharpen their skills by attending Greenhorn Grazing workshops offered by Iowa State University Extension. The Greenhorn Grazing short course consists of five different modules taught over the grazing season.

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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 21, 2015 11:33 AM

The Iowa Municipal Professionals Institute offers a new four-hour training session on administration and accounting in eight Iowa...

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