County News

January 11, 2017

The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus(PQA Plus) program. One certification session has been set for January 31st in Keokuk County.

January 11, 2017

The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus(PQA Plus) program. One certification session has been set for February 8th in Cedar County.

October 21, 2016

The fall season brings with it a lot of yard waste and debris. What should be done with it? Try starting a compost pile, which can then be used to enhance soil, garden and plant growth. What are the keys to a great compost pile?
 

October 13, 2016
September 19, 2016

Lilies make an excellent addition to a spring and summer garden landscape. However, fall is the right time to plant, dig and divide lilies for optimal performance in spring.

September 13, 2016

Tulips are a welcome part of the spring landscape, but to enjoy their benefits in warm weather, work must be done during fall. Fall is the optimal time to plant tulips and other spring-flowering bulbs to maximize their spring potential.

April 18, 2016

Blueberries are attractive shrubs with flowers in spring, edible berries in summer and fall foliage in shades of yellow, orange and red. Blueberries can be grown in any home garden, but there are some special growing needs that must be met.

April 6, 2016

Strawberries are well suited for any home garden.

March 23, 2016

Do you have an interest in gardening? Would you like to volunteer and help with various gardening related activities throughout Iowa County? Learn how to become a Iowa County Master Gardener by clicking on the title of this article!

March 21, 2016

New Bee Law Website

February 25, 2016

A comprehensive educational program for the nonprofit sector.

February 22, 2016

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach newsletter encourages positive life-style changes in nutrition and wellness

February 18, 2016

Pruning is the selective removal of specific plant parts for the benefit of the whole plant.

August 28, 2015

Times have changed since great grandma was canning for her family.

May 14, 2015
 
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If you have been enjoying the outdoors and find a tick on yourself, a friend, family member, or pet, we'll gladly take the tick and identify it for you.
May 13, 2015

Image result for chickens    Extension and Outreach Is Responding to Avian Influenza

November 14, 2014

This booklet has a lot of great information about deadlines, project ideas and more! Check it out!

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