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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Ida County

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County News

May 20, 2016

Rhubarb is a widely-grown plant that can make an excellent addition to a number of dishes and meals. Late spring to early summer is prime time for rhubarb harvest and consumption. When growing rhubarb at home, take care to ensure prime production.

May 12, 2016

Iowa State University Insect Zoo will be holding a program at the Ida County Extension and Outreach Office on Firday June 10th from noon-1:30pm.

May 10, 2016

Iowa’s native snakes play important roles in the state’s ecosystem, often doing more good than harm for a homeowner through their appetite for more problematic rodents and insects. A few simple steps will keep snakes in nature instead of venturing into and around houses.

May 10, 2016

For the third consecutive year rental rates for Iowa farmland declined, according to results from the 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

April 29, 2016

The 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll asked farmers why, despite long-term efforts from state and federal governments, land grant universities, farmer groups and others, agriculture still has soil erosion and water quality impairment issues.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

People from 14 states contributed handmade squares to “yarn bomb” an Ames building. ISU Extension and Outreach specialist Jennifer Drinkwater explains the result: Intertwine, public art that engages Iowans.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 26, 2016 02:13 PM

Field days provide opportunity for gardeners to learn about year’s garden themes - donating produce to food banks and planting for...

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