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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Ida County

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County News

December 2, 2016

Simple holidays that are low on cost but high on meaning are possible according to Carol Ehlers, a human sciences specialist in family finance with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. She says a $10 limit per person is possible by carefully planning holiday spending.

November 23, 2016

Confinement site manure applicators and anyone interested in learning about manure issues should plan to attend a workshop offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in January or February 2017.

November 17, 2016

Strawberry plants can provide a delicious bounty of fruit, year after year. But to keep them coming back, some prewinter care and preparation is required. What must be done during fall to ready strawberry beds for a cold-weather blast?

November 7, 2016

Houseplants provide much-needed beauty and color to a home during winter’s cold blast, but they do require some special care to keep them vibrant during freezing temperatures, even inside. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips for caring for houseplants in winter.

November 7, 2016

A visit from family and friends during the holidays can make life better for older adults in care facilities. Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, suggests planning ahead to make the most of these visits.

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