County News

March 19, 2013

Cattle producers looking for their new herd bull at upcoming bull sales can use some simple tools to make a good selection.

March 19, 2013

 Parents often greet a new baby with stuffed animals, dolls and other toys, all given in anticipation of the play that is to come. During March, family life specialists Donna Donald and Lori Hayungs talk about the power of play for children of all ages in the Science of Parenting blog from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

March 19, 2013

 USDA Rural Development and other lending agencies require first-time homebuyers to complete education from a certified provider to qualify for the agency’s rural housing loans. But getting access to that education can be a challenge for rural residents.

March 7, 2013

 

Friends and Family on the Farm: Should You Allow Visits?
March 7, 2013

An opportunity for fifth ans sixth grade girls and their moms/caregivers to communicate about the future.

March 7, 2013

A 4-H Weekend Trip to Kansas City, MO.

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March 7, 2013

Come join our Showmanship & Grooming Clinic

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March 5, 2013

 

 

Whole Grains: Give Them the 3-step Test

 

Less than 5 percent of Americans consume the minimum recommended amount of whole grains.

March 5, 2013

 

Joel DeJong,

Extension Field Agronomist

March 4, 2013
February 26, 2013

Sometimes life is not fair — and that really can make a child mad. But adults can help children learn how to cope with their anger in positive ways.

February 26, 2013

About 70 percent of farmers report using at least one technology that provides them with Internet access, according to the 2012 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll

February 5, 2013

 A growing interest in alternative energy sources, sparked by soaring oil prices and the development of large wind farms, has raised many questions about wind and solar energy in northwest Iowa.
 

February 5, 2013

Beef producers can get their fill of new beef technologies and information, followed by Iowa State University men's basketball at the third "Beef and Basketball" event in Ames on Feb. 23. Sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health, Iowa Beef Center, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association, the event includes three educational presentations, lunch from Hickory Park and attendance at the Iowa State men’s basketball game versus Texas Tech University.

February 5, 2013

Learn How to Have a Homegrown Lifestyle

January 7, 2013

An advanced high tunnel tomato production track is one of the educational components of the Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association’s annual conference Jan. 24-25 in Ankeny. Instructors for the Thursday, Jan. 24 day-long high tunnel track are horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – Linda Naeve, Joe Hannan and Ajay Nair.

January 7, 2013

The target audience includes anyone involved in the beef industry including cow/calf and feedlot producers.  There will be a variety of topics discussed including economic outlook, bovine nutrition, confinement feeding of beef cows, and environmental issues.

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