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Decatur County Extension welcomes you to our website. We are here to serve you with research-based information and programs from Iowa State University Extension and the cooperative USDA-Land Grant University system. We are your front door to access this system and its many resources. If there is something you cannot find on our site, please contact the office. We are here to serve you!

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

  • I'm a Future Agronomist! Grades 4th-8th Please Contact the office for more information on this camp! 
  • Sheep and Meat Goat Weigh In: April 25th 8am -11 pm
  • 2015 Decatur County Fair Dates: July 15-20, 2015
  • ****All weigh-in data is recorded on a spreadsheet at weigh-in January 10 and will be entered in 4honline following weigh-in so 4-H members must be listed as ACTIVE in 4honline to be able to sign-in to verify their animals identification. Market Beef will need to be verified in 4honline prior to February 1st. After February 1st, the information will stand as entered and not able to be corrected.
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    Iowa Beef Center Offers Online Heifer Development Resources
    http://www.extension.iastate.edu/article/iowa-beef-center-offers-online-heifer-development-resources

    The Iowa Beef Center has created a series of YouTube videos and additional resources highlighting best management practices of first-calf heifers and developing yearling females.
    Yard and Garden: Protect Landscape Against Winter Deicing Chemicals
    http://www.extension.iastate.edu/article/yard-and-garden-protect-landscape-against-winter-deicing-chemicals

    Life keeps rolling in winter, which means the application of deicing salt and other measures to keep roads open and prevent slickness and falls on hard outdoor surfaces. Unfortunately, these measures can have negative effects on landscapes.

    Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

    ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
     

    Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

    February 12, 2015 10:56 AM

    While mild winter weather is a pleasant surprise, it can have negative effects on plants that bloom ahead of schedule. Iowa State...

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