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September 2014 4-H Newsletter

County News

September 15, 2014

A workshop on cover cropping will be presented by Dr. Ajay Nair on Thursday, October 16, 2014 in Cresco, Iowa at the Featherlite Center on the Fairgrounds.

August 12, 2014

For students from 3rd to 6th grade in the Central School District, the Clayton County Extension will again be offering a 4-H Afterschool Theater Program.  This year the program will meet in quarterly sessions around a specific a topic and end with watching a theater performance.  See more on the attached registration form

September 30, 2014

Here is an abbreviated version of the article on accidental home invaders.  Fall is the time of year when unwelcome pests look for shelter for the winter. It is a good time to check your home and outbuildings to discourage pests from taking up residence.

September 24, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a series of meetings this fall for growers producing crops in high tunnels. Three meeting sites will offer the beginning “High Tunnel 101” workshop to current commercial fruit or vegetable growers and traditional farmers interested in diversifying their production.

September 22, 2014

Visit with IDNR forestry professionals and ISU Extension Forestry Specialists at the annual Yellow River State Forest Field day on October 9, 2014.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 18, 2014 01:53 PM

Job growth in the retail and service sector has not matched the wages of manufacturing and other middle-skill level jobs lost over the...

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