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October 18, 2016

Are You a Woman Involved  With Agriculture? Women, Land and Legacy in North Iowa brings you Marji Guyler-Alaniz, president and founder of FarmHer, on Thursday, November 10, 6-9 p.m. at the Diamond Jo Casino Event Center, Northwood, Iowa. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., and a meal will be served starting at 6:00 p.m. catered by Diamond Jo Casino.

October 18, 2016

The annual Pro-Ag Outlook and Management Meeting in Mason City is scheduled for Friday, November 18 starting at 1 p.m. at the Muse-Norris Center, NIACC, Mason City. The registration fee is $20 per person. To register, call the Cerro Gordo County Extension Office at 641-423-0844 or email This program is designed to provide participants with a concise evaluation of current market conditions, expected trends in crop and livestock income potential, and management implications.

October 17, 2016

Commercial and Private Pesticide Applicator Training information, Franklin County Extension. IDALS TEST DATE:  December 14, 9:30 am-2 pm, Hamilton Ag Campus -- Rm #110, Iowa Falls (no charge).  For pesticide testing at NIACC in Mason City call 641-422-4237.

September 23, 2016

The resources on this page provide information Iowans can use to plan before a flood situation, recover and clean up from flood water damage, and conserve water.

September 22, 2016

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