County News

June 6, 2014

The Adel class is now full, but the Waukee workshop provides additional babysitting skills.

June 6, 2014

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Dallas County provides research-based information on various topics—including horticulture. 

June 6, 2014

Juggling work schedules, kids’ commitments and the family budget may make some parents wonder if a family vacation is worth the effort.

June 6, 2014

This month’s Iowa Learning Farms webinar will be Wednesday, June 18 at 11:30 a.m. The webinar is part of a free series, hosted by ILF, through Adobe Connect. 

June 6, 2014

The Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy sets ambitious goals for keeping agricultural nutrients out of the state’s waterways

June 6, 2014

Fresh strawberries, a favorite of almost everyone, are relatively easy to grow and hardy throughout Iowa. 

May 30, 2014

There is no more critical factor impacting beef cow-calf profits than controlling feed costs, and one part of that is extending grazing days and improving performance on grass.

May 30, 2014

A field day to demonstrate roller crimper and strip tillage use in fruit and vegetable production will be Thursday, June 5 from 5–7:30 p.m

May 30, 2014

 Complete control of weeds in the home lawn or garden is not a practical goal for many homeowners. 

May 28, 2014

Clothing event shows off early fashion skills. (Find links to rules and registration at end of article).

May 28, 2014

Dallas County 4-H'ers are eligible for financial support if they wish to attend this exciting event!

May 28, 2014

Topics to be discussed include crop price outlook, selling your insurance bushels, ARC/PLC overview and base acreage reallocation. 

May 23, 2014

Horses and riders get to strut their stuff.

May 23, 2014

A slow arrival of spring is encroaching on a rapid transition to summer.  Having spent a long winter indoors, houseplants are more than ready to come out of dormancy and move outdoors.  

May 23, 2014

Summer is a wonderful time for fun with family and friends. But add food to summertime get-togethers, and suddenly food safety can become a concern at these events.

May 23, 2014

The school year wanes as summer arrives. It’s time to get the kids outside to explore endless possibilities, says Joy Rouse, a family life program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Nature is calling.

May 23, 2014

What will future space colonists eat in their long trek across the galaxies?

May 23, 2014

Creating a beautiful, functional landscape depends on putting the right plant in the right place. 

May 21, 2014

This will be the first year Clover Kids can participate in the Clothing Event. 

May 16, 2014

 The Iowa State University Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic can help Iowans identify the mushrooms growing in their backyards and elsewhere, but cannot say whether they’re safe to eat.

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