County News

May 2, 2014

Iowa State University is the birthplace of Cooperative Extension. 

May 2, 2014

The theme focuses on injury prevention and safety to encourage older adults to protect themselves and remain active and independent for as long as possible.

May 2, 2014

 More than 1,000 teenagers are expected to converge on the Iowa State University campus June 24-26 for the Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

May 2, 2014

Proper mowing practices play a vital role in helping to maintain a healthy, sustainable home lawn. 

April 25, 2014

Select presentations will go to the 2014 Iowa State Fair in August. 

April 25, 2014

There are many reasons to plant a tree in Iowa besides to celebrate Arbor Day on April 25, 2014.

April 25, 2014

 Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased moderately in 2014 according to results from a survey carried out by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

April 21, 2014

Take time to properly edge your garden beds. Your reward will be a polished, well cared for landscape appearance.  

April 18, 2014

Participants conclude “best thing” they’ve done for family.

April 18, 2014

People across Iowa are learning to thrive, not just survive, as they provide care to their loved ones who are chronically ill, aging or have a disability.

April 18, 2014

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on growing and caring for garden mums.

April 18, 2014

See how many of the listed farms are in Dallas County! 

April 18, 2014

 Media reports of foodborne illness outbreaks in the U.S. have shaken some consumers’ trust of the food system. However, nutrition and health professionals can help restore this trust through effective food safety.

April 11, 2014

On April 15 all Iowans are encouraged to wear purple to show their appreciation for military children and their families.

April 11, 2014

Rhubarb, classed as a vegetable, is used as a fruit because its high acidity gives it a tart flavor.

April 11, 2014

Corn stover, used for decades as silage and bedding, is now being harvested for industrial use. 

April 11, 2014

Children need adequate sleep to help their brains and bodies grow and develop.

April 7, 2014

As concern for our precious pollinators grows, curiosity and fascination increases as well.  

April 4, 2014

Food Preservation 101 offers guidance to old practice. 

Share |