Inside Grundy County

 

2004 "Inside Grundy County" Columns

December 10, 2004 - "Iowa State Answer Line"

December 22, 2004 - "Are Poinsettias Poisonous?"

 

2005 "Inside Grundy County" Column

January 7, 2005 - "Safe Driving Tip"

January 21, 2005 - "Pruning Trees"

February 3, 2005 - "Surf (visit) The New Website For Grundy County Extension"

February 18, 2005 - "Planning Your Garden"

March 4, 2005 - "Discouraging Problem Animals"

March 18, 2005 - "2005 Growing Season"

April 1, 2005 - "Asian Lady Bug/Crab Grass"

April 15, 2005 - "Identity Theft/Social Security Number"

April 29, 2005 - "Asian Soybean Rust Spores Into Iowa"

May 13, 2005 ' "Damage To Trees, Perennials & Crops From The Freezing Tempertures"

May 27, 2005 - "What If You Didn't Mow Your Road Ditches This Year?"

June 10, 2005 - "Composting"

June 24, 2005 - "Ants"

July 8, 2005 - "Accidental Invader"

July 22, 2005 - "Sun Safety"

August 5, 2005 - "Improve The Condition Of Yor Lawn"

August 19, 2005 - "Plants Well Suited To Late Summer & Fall Planting and Basic Planting Tips"

September 2, 2005 - "ISU Needs Assessment Survey"

September 16, 2005 - "Fall Safety Reminders"

September 30, 2005 - "Save Energy In Your Home"

October 14, 2005 - "Preparing For Next Years Crop"

October 28, 2005 - "Tips To Reduce Your Home Heating Bill This Winter"

November 11, 2005 - "Extension Week"

November 23, 2005 - "The Search For That 'Perfect' Christmas Tree"

December 9, 2005 - "Winter Driving Preparation Tips"

December 22, 2005 - "Protect Your Privacy"

 

2006 "Inside Grundy County" Columns

January 6, 2006 - "Lighten Up Iowa"

January 20, 2006 - "What Does The Word "Biennial" Realy Refer To?"

February 3, 2006 - "Starting Seedlings indoors"

February 17, 2006 - "Have Cabin Fever? Then Complete Your Pruning Chores"

March 3, 2006 - "Inquiries About Termite Infested Mulch"

March 17, 2006 - "National Agriculture Week"

March 31, 2006 - "What Do I Need To Do To Prepare My Lawn For This Growing Season?"

April 14, 2006 - "Have Your Noticed Your Conifer (evergreen) Needles Turning Brown?"

April 28, 2006 - "Ways To Prevent Plant Disease"

May 12, 2006 - "Radon Gas"

May 26, 2006 - "Before Mowing Road Ditches"

June 9, 2006 - "Cleaning Your Spray Equipment Properly"

June 23, 2006 - "Dry Weather Has Caused Many Lawn To Take On That Mid Summer Look"

July 7, 2006 - "Fair & Sunscreen"

July 21, 2006 - "Tomato Problems & Digger Wasps"

August 4, 2006 - "Sphinx Moth & When To Harvest Melons"

August 18, 2006 - "Points To Keep In Mind As We Enter Late Summer"

September 1, 2006 - "Ash Staminate Flower Gall"

September 15, 2006 - "Think Safety This Harvest Season!"

September 29, 2006 - "With The Arrival Of Fall, A Few Lawn Care Reminders"

October 13, 2006 - Applying Anhydrous Ammonia This Fall?"

October 27, 2006 - "Summary Of Extension Activities For The Year"

November 10, 2006 - "What's Happening In Grundy County Extension"

November 22, 2006 - "Selecting A Fresh Christmas Tree"

December 8, 2006 - "Childhood Obestity"

December 22, 2006 - Identity Theft"

2007 "Inside Grundy County" Columns

January 5, 2007 - "Emerald Ash Borer"

January 19, 2007 - "Sidewalk Deicers"

February 2, 2007 - "Pruning Trees & Shrubs"

February 16, 2007 - "Starting Your Garden Inside"

February 26, 2007 - "Tree Damage From Ice & Snow Storm"

March 2, 2007 - "Resources Available Through ISU Extension To Help Answer Questions After The Recent Storms"

March 16, 2007 - "How Sedentary Our Lifestyles Are Becoming For A variety Of Reasons"

March 30, 2007 - "Time To Apply Fertilizer"

April 13, 2007 - "The Recent Cold Weather What It May Have Done To Flowers and Shrubs"

April 27, 2007 - "Farm Safety Day Camp"

May 14, 2007 - "Spring Is Here and The Grass Is Growing Rapidly"

May 25, 2007 - "The Summer Grilling Season Is Here"

June 8, 2007 - "Earwigs"

June 22, 2007 - "Degree Days"

July 6, 2007 - "Lightning Bugs"

July 20, 2007 - "Safety Tips For Farmers When Severe Weather Occurs"

August 3, 2007 - "Fungal Disease Called Apple Scab"

August 17, 2007 - "Sap Beetle"

August 31, 2007 - "Tree and Plant Questions"

September 14, 2007 - "Where Did All These Mosquitoes Come From?"

September 28, 2007 - "Lodged Corn On Your Farm"

October 12, 2007 - "Needle Loss On Your Evergreens"

October 26, 2007 - "Save Energy & Utlize Practices That Are More Environmentally Friendly"

November 9, 2007 - "Preparing Your Garden and Roses For Next Year"

November 19, 2007 - "Selecting A Fresh Christmas Tree"

December 10, 2007 - "Traveling With Children During The Holiday Season"

December 21, 2007 - "The Holiday Season Is Filled With All Kinds Of Holiday Plants"

2008 "Inside Grundy County" Columns

January 4, 2008 - "Lighten Up Iowa"

January 18, 2008 - "Climate Changes"

February 1, 2008 - "Saving For Retirement"

February 15, 2008 - "Consider Sharing Machinery or Labor With a Friend, Relative or Neighbor"

February 29, 2008 - "Attract or Discourage Birds By Altering The Surrounding Environment"

March 14, 2008 - "Pruning Your Trees"

March 28, 2008 - "Preventing Crabgrass Infestations In Lawns"

April 11, 2008 - "Ticks"

April 25, 2008 - "Impact Dads Can Have On The Lives Of Their Children"

May 9, 2008 - "Planting Activities For Both Farmers and home Gardeners Is Moving Ahead"

May 23, 2008 - "Iowa Farmland Survey Results"

June 6, 2008 - "Sun Exposure"

June 20, 2008 - Flooding"

July 3, 2008 - "Scouting Your Crops"

July 18, 2008 - "Insects"

August 1, 2008 - "Difference Between Curative and Preventative Fungicides"

August 15, 2008 - "Establish Forage Crops"

August 29, 2008 - "Planting Trees & Shrubs Late Summer or Early Fall"

September 12, 2008 - "Safe Driving Decisions During Fall Harvest"

September 26, 2008 - "Steps You Can Take To Reduce Your Energy Needs For This Heating Season"

October 10, 2008 - "Something For Everyone In 4-H"

October 24, 2008 - "Halloween Safety"

November 7, 2008 - "4-H Youth Development Program"

November 21, 2008 - "Tips To Buying A Christmas Tree"

December 5, 2008 - "Protect Our Personal Information"

December 19, 2008 - "Are Spiders Poisonous?"

2009 "Inside Grundy County" Columns

January 2, 2009 - "Credit Card Information"

January 16, 2009 - "Removing Ice"

January 30, 2009 - "Now Is A Good Time To Prune Your Trees"

February 13, 2009 - "Iowa State University Extension's Ag Decision Maker Website"

February 27, 2009 - "Radon Gas In Homes"

March 13, 2009 - "2007 Census of Agriculture"

March 27, 2009 - "Using Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs"

April 10, 2009 - "Managing Tough Times"

April 24, 2009 - "Emerald Ash Borer"

May 8, 2009 - "Planting Your New Tree"

May 22, 2009 - "Degree Days"

June 5, 2009 - "Leaf Blister"

June 19, 2009 - "Proper Care Of Roses"

July 3, 2009 - "Losing A Job"

July 17, 2009 - "Sun Safety Tips"

July 31, 2009 - "Japanese Beetle"

August 14, 2009 - "Crop Damage"

August 28, 2009 - "Farewell Goodbye"

November 14, 2009 - "Grundy County Extension Is ALIVE and WELL!"

November 25, 2009 - "What's Special About Grundy County"

December 11, 2009 - "Grundy County Crop Yields"

2010 "Inside Grundy County" Columns

February 5, 2010 - "Corn Rootworms Control for 2010?

February 24, 2010 - "Tax Season: Understand Refund Anticipation Loans"

March 1, 2010 - "Tree Pruning Basics"

March 5, 2010 - "Childhood Obesity: Research Efforts to Prevent a Health Epidemic"

March 12, 2010 - "That Time of the Year!"

March 19, 2010 - "Snow Molds and Spring Lawn Care"

March 26, 2010 - "Spring Planting Decisions"

April 2, 2010 - "Planting Trees: Avoid Planting Too Deep"

April 9, 2010 - "All About Weeds!"

April 19, 2010 - "Corn: History, Facts and Trivia"

April 23, 2010 - "Greener Pastures"

April 30, 2010 - "Rain Gardens"

May 7, 2010 - "Early Scouting Corn"

May 14, 2010 - "Cold Temperature Effects on Plants: Will My Plants Survive?"

May 21, 2010 - "Should I Spray or Let It Go?"

June 4, 2010 - "Watering Newly Planted Trees and Lawns"

June 11, 2010 - "They're Back"!!

August 27, 2010

September 3, 2010 - "Using Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs"

September 10, 2010 - "Evaluate Your Nitrogen Fertlizer Program"

September 17, 2010 - 'Be Safe This Harvest Season"

September 24, 2010 - "Good Lawn Care Practices"

September 30, 2010 - "Weather Impacted Forage Tested"

October 8, 2010 -  "Insects-Millipedes & The Minute Pirate Bug"

October 15, 2010 - "Soil Temperatures"

October 22, 2010 - "Preparing Your Home For Cold Weather"

October 29, 2010 - "Where Do You Go To Get Answers To Your Home and Family Questions?"

November 5, 2010 - "Garden Chores"

November 12, 2010 - "Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll"

November 19, 2010 - "Selecting a Fresh Christmas Tree"

November 26, 2010 - "Protect Your Personal Information"

December 8, 2010 - "Another ISU Extension Resource"

December 15, 2010 - "Did You Know"

December 22, 2010 - "Happy Trails"

December 29, 2010 - "Help Improve Your Child's Health By Setting Limits"

2011 "Inside Grundy County" Columns

January 5, 2011 - "Support For New Year Resolutions"

January 12, 2011 - "Do I Need A USDOT Registration Number?"

January 19, 2011 - "Starting Seedlings Indoors"

January 26, 2011 - "Methods For Tracking Spending"

February 2, 2011 - "Prepare For Retirement"

February 9, 2011 - "Now Is A Godd Time To Prune Your Trees"

February 16, 2011 - "New Labeling Required For Firewood Sold In Iowa"

February 23, 2011 - "Forage Testing Preliminary Results"

March 2, 2011 - "Iowa's Population Trends"

March 9, 2011 - "When Should I Do That?"

March 16, 2011 - "National Ag WeeK"

March 23, 2011 - "Recommended Corn Planting Dates"

March 30, 2011 - "Weed Control Timing Critical To Crop Yield Potential"

April 6, 2011 - "Importance of Planter Preparation"

April 13, 2011 - "Crabgrass Control"

April 20, 2011 - "New Insect Pests"

April 27, 2011 - "Plant Disease Prevention"

May 4, 2011 - "Where Can I Find Answers?"

May 11, 2011 - "Planting A Garden"

May 18, 2011 - "Scouting for Black Cutworm"

May 25, 2011 - "Grilling Season Reminders"

June 1, 2011 - "Try Composting"

June 8, 2011 - "What Is Crawling On Me?"

June 15, 2011 - "Follow Sun Safety Tips To Reduce Skin Cancer Risk"

June 22, 2011 - "Proportions are MyPlate's Message"

June 29, 2011 - "Hortline Can Provide Answers To Your Lawn and Garden Questions"

July 6, 2011 - "Rain Garden Benefits"

July 13, 2011 - "White Grub Prevention and Control"

July 20, 2011 - "Japanese Beetles Are Back"

July 27, 2011 - "Resources Available to Reduce Farm Energy Usage"

August 3, 2011 - "Scout for Sudden Death Syndrome in Soybeans"

August 10, 2011 - "The Time Is Approaching To Renovate Thin Spots In Your Lawn"

August 17, 2011 - "Cicada Killer and Other Digger Wasps"

August 24, 2011 - "Now Is A Good Time To Plant Trees, Shrubs and Perennials"

 August 31, 2011 - "Crop & Insect Update"

September 7, 2011 - "Look What's Coming Up"

September 14, 2011 - "Be On The Lookout!"

September 21, 2011 - "Confinement Animal Feeding Operation Inspection"

September 28, 2011 - "Ways To Reduce Home Energy Use"

October 5, 2011 - "Fall Lawn Care Reminders"

October 12, 2011 - "Healthies State Initiative"

October 19, 2011 - "Seasonal Needle Loss"

October 26, 2011 - "Fifty Degrees"

November 2, 2011 - "Become a Master Gardener"

November 9, 2011 - "Time To Wrap Up Those Garden Chores"

November 16, 2011 - "Livestock Resources Available From ISU Extension and Outreach"

November 23, 2011 - "Selecting a Fresh Christmas Tree"

November 30, 2011 - "How Is Your Personal Information Used?"

December 7, 2011 - "How Can Farmers and Consumers Use MarketMaker?"

December 14, 2011 - "Source of Unbiased Yield Information"

December 21, 2011 - "Family Resources Available"

December 28, 2011 - "Farm and Rural Life Poll"

January 4, 2012 - "Where Does the Money Go?"

January 11, 2012 - "Set Goals To Help Guide Your Spending In The Future"

January 18, 2012 - " Removing Hard Packed Snow and Ice From Sidewalk and Driveway"

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