County News

February 13, 2015

While mild winter weather is a pleasant surprise, it can have negative effects on plants that bloom ahead of schedule.

February 9, 2015

Parenting is like dancing: even with practice, the partners may step on each other’s toes.

February 6, 2015

The Iowa Learning Farms February webinar will feature Joe Sellers, a beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. The free webinar will be live on Wednesday, Feb. 18 at 1 p.m

February 4, 2015

Iowa crop producers received a variety of crop production information from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach at Crop Advantage programs held across the state during January. 

February 4, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will offer a Field Crop Scout School on Saturday, March 7, in the Scheman Building at the Iowa State Center in Ames. 

February 4, 2015

More than 1,500 Iowa women have participated, taking steps toward building agricultural risk management skills and putting those skills to work on their own farms

February 3, 2015

No matter how close or far Iowans are from retirement, the new “Retirement: Secure Your Future” Web page from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will help them prepare, said Barb Wollan, a human sciences specialist in family finance.

January 29, 2015

Cattle feeders, order buyers and bankers now have a tool from the Iowa Beef Center to help them make cattle buying decisions.

January 29, 2015

At this stage of winter, trees on Iowa’s landscape are still months from blooming and providing shade, which makes this the prime time of the year to give trees a tune-up with pruning. 

January 23, 2015

As Iowa gardeners dig into the produce they harvested in the fall, they may be having issues with produce storage, leading to disappointment.  

January 9, 2015

Revised manual will make pesticide applicators experts in the field, literally!

January 6, 2015

Three-part series shares work of Master Gardeners
 

December 4, 2014

People who make decisions about school meal programs need to understand the changing school environment, specifically school meal requirements and goals, nutrition education and children’s needs for physical activity.

November 14, 2014

Iowans can expand their financial knowledge and skills without leaving home with free online classes and webinars from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and eXtension. The only requirement is a computer with Internet access.

October 27, 2014

Tina Greiman selected to serve on the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees.

February 16, 2015

Keeping you current with the latest research from Iowa State University.

February 16, 2015

Community Supported Agriculture list is valuable tool for finding food producers

February 11, 2015

“Audio storytelling via podcasts is an excellent way of getting at unique perspectives on those people driving conservation and water quality initiatives in Iowa,” said Comito. “We think the material will be engaging to farmers and all Iowans.”

February 4, 2015

Many people will give or receive beautiful flowers on Feb. 14, and while the thought is wonderful and they’re lovely to receive, what happens on Feb. 15 and beyond?

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