County News

May 21, 2015

Rhubarb is a popular part of many Iowa gardens. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists discuss rhubarb flowering and stalk condition and offer harvesting tips.

May 21, 2015

Nitrogen fertilizer used efficiently on corn can improve yields while protecting water quality

May 20, 2015

Show off your rock star skills and threads at the 2015 Dallas County 4-H Clothing Event on June 27!

May 15, 2015

Bulls are the most costly animals on a cow-calf operation and provide the majority of genetic improvement for the cow herd.

May 15, 2015

Gardening in the shade is cool and calming. When the right palette of plants is used, it can be successful as well. Hostas aren't the only perennials that thrive in shady conditions.

May 8, 2015

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on the proper way to plant and care for daffodils in the home garden.

May 8, 2015

The Dallas County Board of Supervisors early this afternoon passed a Resolution proclaiming a state of emergency and authorizing the Board Chairperson to issue orders of road closures and/or embargo.

May 6, 2015

Producers find budgeting for cost and returns summarized in new publication

May 4, 2015

Debt happens, but sometimes it’s just too much, and filing for bankruptcy may be the best way to regain financial control, said Susan Taylor, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

May 1, 2015

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach answer questions related to successful tree planting.

April 23, 2015

New release helps applicators maintain pesticide application records

April 23, 2015

Minimize food safety risks at Farmers' Markets through free online certification courses

April 20, 2015

Recently, a group of middle school girls testing the C6 BioFarm game came up with an interesting observation. “Why would anyone farm?” one said. “It’s really risky and stressful.”

April 13, 2015

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on the proper way to divide perennials. 

April 8, 2015

Gaze upon the faces of greatness at Mt. Rushmore, see how Crazy Horse Monument is forming, take a big gulp of "ice water" at Wall Drug, see where the buffalo roam and more!

April 7, 2015

Spring has sprung, and yards across the state are getting greener by the day. That means people are thinking about yard care – and how to control crabgrass, a common problem.

April 7, 2015

Free publication lists suitable varieties for commercial production in Iowa and throughout the Midwest.

April 7, 2015

As a restauranteur, Emilio Estrada knows the importance of food safety.

April 7, 2015

Feisty kids live with intensity and parenting them often requires a little extra -- extra time, extra patience and extra strategies.

March 27, 2015

Coming home with a bounty of fresh greens is a treasure to be savored every spring. 

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