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County News

July 7, 2015

Iowans can learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer” during online lessons and hands-on workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. “Preserve the Taste of Summer” provides the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations, said Jill Weber, a human sciences specialist in nutrition and wellness with ISU Extension and Outreach.

July 6, 2015

Think you have what it takes to run a marathon? Now's your chance to see if you can! The Summer Fun Kids Marathon runs from July 1-31; see if you can complete 26 miles in one month! Run, walk, or bike at your own pace, when it works for you

July 2, 2015

A research project by FFI and ISU Extension investigated the effectiveness of a cycle menu featuring Iowa-grown foods to increase local food purchases by schools. By the end of the project, local food purchases by four school districts increased 158 percent in two years.

June 24, 2015

Over the past several years, NICC and the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation have installed a variety of conservation practices including bioswale, conservation plantings, shelterbelts, native trees, butterfly garden, storm water wetlands, grassed waterways, sediment basin, cover crops, infiltration trench, enhanced rain garden, permeable pavers and sediment basin. View these practices in person at a Conservation Tour on July 22.

June 18, 2015

It is often assumed that starting a food hub is a capital intensive process requiring large investments in infrastructure, transportation, logistics and personnel at the outset. A new publication produced by the Leopold Center, ISU Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Food Hub, describes how emerging food hubs can grow successfully under money constraints if cash flow is managed strategically.

 

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 2, 2015 11:53 AM

Visitors can enjoy a horticulture tour through the Lyon County Fair Grounds gardens and taste locally-sourced food at the Iowa State...

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