County News

May 13, 2013

With the advent of county fair swine shows in Iowa just a few weeks from now, Iowa State University Extension swine veterinarian James McKean said there are specific steps that exhibitors and fair attendees can follow to decrease health risks for animals and people at these events.

April 29, 2013

Everyday we hear about a new superfood, the next miracle cure, or a pill that provides overnight weight loss. Health fraud scams have been around for hundreds of years. Manufacturers behind these "miracle" products prey on consumers’ desires for easy solutions to difficult health issues to pad their bottom line.

April 29, 2013

Effects of last year’s drought are evident at the Iowa State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in the form of an increasing number of calves with vitamin A deficiency, said Grant Dewell, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian.

April 29, 2013

 A hog production facility idled by the economy is back in production. However, there are sounds of splashes and not squeals coming from the farm operation near Webster City.

April 29, 2013

Mike Duffy, an Iowa State University professor of economics, will be presented the Distinguished Service Award this summer by the American Agricultural Editors’ Association.

April 29, 2013

Students, corn producers and agronomists are taking an in-depth look at corn, from the moment the seed is planted to maturity, with Corn Growth and Development (PMR 1009), a publication from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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April 22, 2013

National 4-H Council has received a $500,000 gift from the Monsanto Company to drive the continued expansion of the National 4-H Volunteer Initiative.

April 22, 2013

A new spreadsheet that can help pork producers and seedstock suppliers make better decisions is now available from the Iowa Pork Industry Center at Iowa State University.

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April 11, 2013

Denison Community Gardens now taking renters for 2013.  Click on the above link to find more information.

April 10, 2013
April 4, 2013

When you’re packing a lunch bag, creativity and smart planning are keys to eating food that fits a healthy lifestyle. 

April 2, 2013

Iowans have a chance to brush up on money management skills during the twelfth annual Money Smart Week taking place across Iowa April 20-27, 2013. 

April 2, 2013

A new four-part series of fact sheets on contract grazing for cattle is now available on the Iowa Beef Center (IBC) website.

April 2, 2013

Americans are being encouraged to personalize their eating style during National Nutrition Month.

April 2, 2013

Iowa is one of the most productive agricultural states in the U.S., but it also faces water quality challenges related to crop and livestock production practices

April 2, 2013
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