County News

December 9, 2015

Control drifts with advance preparation and proper placement

December 3, 2015

Free, independent study Web course from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach

December 3, 2015

The presenter is Jacklyn Gautsch, natural resources biologist for the Iowa Department of Natural Resources who will discuss Iowa DNR’s Wetland Monitoring Program that began in 2005 through grant funds provided by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 

December 3, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists share information on paperwhite narcissus to help brighten Iowans’ homes this winter.

November 30, 2015

After Christmas, instead of throwing the evergreen tree away, plant it instead.

November 30, 2015

Changes in health insurance raise many questions for consumers. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering a free online workshop on Tuesday, Dec.1 from 6–8 p.m.

November 30, 2015

The holidays are just around the corner, and for siblings and parents that may mean dealing with a very common behavior -- sibling fights, says Cheryl Clark, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

November 30, 2015

Annual event explores community collaboration and food system development

November 30, 2015

2016 guide outlines strategies for managing herbicide-resistant weeds

November 18, 2015

Research Team Surveys Farmers about Herbicide Resistance and Weed Management

November 18, 2015

Iowa Master Gardeners will receive support to fight against hunger, poor nutrition

November 16, 2015

Now is the time to give garden and landscapes plants the attention and winter protection they need for the months ahead.

November 16, 2015

Environmental conditions indoors during the winter months are difficult for many houseplants.  Good care during the winter months can help houseplants deal with the stressful conditions during this time period. 

November 12, 2015

Updates from the Iowa Beef Center director

November 12, 2015

All plants need attention going into winter and there are many methods to provide winter protection. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach give tips and suggestions on how to prepare the garden for an Iowa winter.

November 9, 2015

Parents don’t have to live with constant chaos if they take care of themselves first, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

November 9, 2015

Older Iowans can quickly learn about what to eat, how to keep food safe and how to increase their physical activity by trying free online nutrition lessons from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

November 6, 2015

Trees and shrubs should not be ignored during the cold season. Winter brings food scarcity, which makes the home landscape a target for rabbits.

November 6, 2015

Publication Offers Solution to Improve Tractor Efficiency and Cut Fuel Cost

November 3, 2015

[UPDATE]: The following location for the Drainage Workshop is in Altoona is full. Another Farmland Drainage workshop will be offered in Osage on March 11. To be put on the pre-registration list for the Osage location, contact Darla Olson

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