County News

August 26, 2013

The final garden webinar series :Moisture Extremes in the Landscape" offered by the Iowa Master Gardener program will be hosted by Crawford County Extension and Outreach on September 3 from 6:30-8:30 p.m.

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August 26, 2013

Iowa State University economists are cautioning farmers to be prepared for a potential downturn in the values of commodities and land.

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August 20, 2013

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a feedlot field day at the Greg Galles feedlot near Marcus in northwest Iowa on Tuesday, Aug. 27, beginning at 1 p.m.

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August 20, 2013

Iowa pond owners are seeing an explosion in aquatic plant growth during the hot summer months. Because of naturally high nutrient loads and high alkalinity from limestone bedrock, plants are thriving as the water warms, which can degrade pond aesthetics and recreation quality, according to Allen Pattillo, aquaculture and fisheries specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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August 20, 2013

Iowans should feel free to eat fresh produce and enjoy summer’s bounty, but also take care to handle these foods safely, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.
 

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August 20, 2013

 When asking their children to take out the garbage or to please help with the dishes, parents may feel like they might as well be talking to themselves, say family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs.

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August 1, 2013

High school students click the link below to fill out the scholarship. Due OCTOBER 1st!!!

July 12, 2013
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July 12, 2013

The weather this spring and summer has created stressful situations for Iowa farming families. The cold, rainy weather has delayed planting of crops, damaged replanted crops and set the stage for spring stress to carry over into summer.

July 12, 2013

As a result of a recent U.S. Tax Court ruling, those who sign a Conservation Reserve Program contract, whether they are involved in a farm business or just own the land, will find their CRP payments subject to self-employment tax.

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July 12, 2013

Michael Castellano, assistant agronomy professor at Iowa State University, will share his research on nitrogen and soil organic matter during the Iowa Learning Farms’ monthly webinar Wednesday, July 17. The 11:30 a.m. webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, through Adobe Connect. The series is on the third Wednesday of each month.

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July 3, 2013
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June 24, 2013

Joel DeJong Crop Update

June 21, 2013
June 21, 2013

June Newsflash

June 21, 2013

The Iowa State University Farm Energy project will air its annual Farm Energy Webinar on June 25, from 10-11 a.m.

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