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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Grundy County

Welcome to our website. Information from ISU and Grundy County Extension is available to the public any time of day. The top and side navigation bars will quickly help you find and access topics and information of interest to you. We look forward to serving you.

 
Iowa State Extension serves Iowans through six program areas:

  • Agriculture and Natural Resources
  • Business and Industry
  • Communities
  • Families
  • 4-H Youth Development
  • Continuing Education

ISU Extension can "Help You Become Your Best".  Our Mission.
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County News

September 30, 2013

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November 18, 2014

AMES, Iowa – The challenging weather conditions of the past summer have led to slower crop development, sluggish harvest, and delayed manure application this fall. Approximately 90 percent of soybean and 60 percent of corn have been harvested with higher percentages still standing in some localized regions of Iowa. With freezing temperatures occurring, it is essential to consider the impact weather has on manure management on the farm.

November 18, 2014

AMES, Iowa -- Upcoming Iowa State University Extension and Outreach meetings will provide guidance for Iowa farmland owners and operators reviewing options under the Agricultural Act of 2014, commonly known as the Farm Bill. Farmland owners and operators must make decisions on base acre and yield updates along with choosing an Agriculture Risk Coverage or Price Loss Coverage commodity program.

November 18, 2014

ORANGE CITY, Iowa -- It’s not too late for beef producers to become Beef Quality Assurance Certified. In fact, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Iowa Beef Industry Council and Iowa Cattlemen’s Association are co-hosting three meetings in northwest Iowa to provide that opportunity.

November 18, 2014

ALTOONA ― Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in collaboration with the Iowa USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service, has scheduled a workshop to train livestock producers and service providers on how to use the Revised Universal Soil Loss Equation 2 (RUSLE2) and the Iowa Phosphorus Index for use in nutrient management and manure management plans.

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