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County News

August 20, 2014

ISU Extension and Outreach is hiring a Human Sciences Specialist in Family Finance for Region 4.  This position will provide educational opportunities through programming leadership, delivery, consultation, technical assistance and support for integrated content in the areas of human sciences with primary focus on aspects of family finance.

August 20, 2014

The Agricultural Act of 2014 (2014 Farm Bill) has authorized a one-time base acreage reallocation and program yield update. The Farm Bill has also authorized new farm programs including Price Loss Coverage (PLC) and Agricultural Risk Coverage (ARC). PLC and ARC crop programs provide price and revenue, respectively, payments to eligible producers for the 2014 through 2018 crop years.

August 20, 2014

As part of the Agricultural Act of 2014, the Margin Protection Program (MPP) provides a new safety net program for dairy producers.  It will provide payments when a national benchmark for dairy income minus feed costs falls below coverage levels producers select.  Several meetings will be held across Iowa to educate producers and related persons regarding the Farm Bill programs and decisions.

August 15, 2014

On Thursday, September 25, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and University of Minnesota Extension will jointly host a field day tour in SE MN focusing on nutrient management and methods to handle sand.  Discussions will focus on nutrient management including various options and methods to manage total farm nutrient balance, manure management, and nutrient runoff.  Managing nutrients from manure is becoming a high priority among most livestock farmers for economic and environmental reasons.

August 14, 2014

As families welcome the new school year, sometimes parents can forget a child’s need to ease into a new grade, says Cindy Thompson, a family life specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 4, 2014 10:35 AM

Iowa now has 12 infested counties after two adult Emerald Ash Borer beetles were collected from a trap in Boone and have been positively...

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