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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Ida County

Get inside Extension and discover how we support healthy people, healthy environments, and healthy economies. Explore some of the ways ISU Extension meets local needs, improves quality of life, and helps make Ida County a better place to live. You’ll be amazed at what we do!

County News

September 19, 2014

The small farm sustainability program is re-introducting the ISU Extension and Outreach Acreage Living newsletter in an online format. Those living on small farms and acreages will find value resources in the newsletter, on the website and in future online coursses offered by the program.

September 19, 2014

Fall is the perfect time to enjoy apples and apple harvesting. Here are some tips from ISU Extension and Outreach to make the most of apple season.

August 26, 2014

As families welcome the new school year, sometimes parents can forget a child's need to ease into a new grade, says Kim Brantner, a family life specialist with the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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August 7, 2014

Child care professionals often have difficulty envisioning a comfortable retirement because of self-employment, low wages or both. However it’s vital they include retirement planning in their financial planning, says Cindy Thompson, a family life and family finance program specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 15, 2014 02:26 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will conduct GAP workshops for fruit and vegetable growers in Indianola and Sioux City. The...

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