County News

September 25, 2015

The Acreage Living Newsletter focuses on topics of small farm sustainability. 

September 25, 2015

Pumpkins are one of the fun crops in the vegetable garden.  Pumpkins make delicious pies and other desserts.  The fruit can also be painted, carved into jack-o'-lanterns, and used in fall decorations. 

September 25, 2015

Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll examines farm succession plans

September 25, 2015

Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on how to best prepare lawns and avoid spring weeds.

September 25, 2015

Everyone loves local food and farmers markets, but emotions can run high when city councils discuss the merits of allowing goats, chickens and even food trucks within municipal boundaries.

September 25, 2015

Fall is here, and so are acorns, falling from oak trees into yards everywhere. Viable acorns can be grown into oak trees, if properly handled. How is this done?

September 25, 2015

Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll examines technology, quality of life issues

September 16, 2015

During National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 20-26, agriculture engineering experts at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach suggest farmers plan ahead for hazardous situations that may occur in confined spaces.

September 16, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach offers program to help the development of healthy families

September 16, 2015

Adverse childhood experiences, often referred to as ACEs, are potentially traumatic events that can have negative, lasting effects on health and well-being. 

September 16, 2015

Parents who did not have an ideal childhood may unknowingly be perpetuating the same traumatic experiences for their children. However, the cycle can be broken, according to theScience of Parenting bloggers with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 2, 2015

Linda Nelson of Dallas County was inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, Aug. 23

August 27, 2015

A case study conducted by Mark Hanna, agricultural and biosystems engineering specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help farmers as they plan for harvest and winter storage.

August 27, 2015

Beth Marrs and Elizabeth Meimann like to say that, at AnswerLine, “if we can’t be your last call, we want to at least be your second-to-last call.”

August 27, 2015

Late summer and early fall is a great time to manage the flowers growing around the house and in the garden. 

August 26, 2015

Spend Smart. Eat Smart. blog and website provide food and nutrition help for families

August 26, 2015

This seminar, located in Perry, will explore Iowa native prairies in terms of establishment, design, conservation and wildlife. 

August 25, 2015

Three session course starts September 14 and will be held from 5:30-8:30 p.m. at the Winterset Fairground Jackson Building. Registration must be completed by September 7.

August 25, 2015

Keep grazing management skills sharp with new research for all grass-fed livestock

August 24, 2015

Parents looking to take a more proactive approach to developing a stronger family bond by working together with their youth are encouraged to attend Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Strengthening Families Program: For Parents and Youth Ages 10-14 (SFP:10-14) beginning on Sunday, October 4.

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