County News

March 21, 2016

New Bee Law Website

March 3, 2016

It might not quite feel like it yet, but spring is just around the corner in Iowa. With it comes preparation for spring planting and flowers. When is the right time to remove mulch and soil put in place to protect flowers during harsh winter conditions?

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.

October 23, 2015

In the past couple of weeks a lot of corn and soybeans went into storage with temperatures in the 60s. 

August 28, 2015

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

May 18, 2015

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announcements and tips.

May 18, 2015

Grain should not be warmed to average outdoor air temperatures during the summer.

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

May 12, 2015

Tomatoes are a popular part of many Iowa gardens, and with spring here, the time to plant them is approaching.

May 12, 2015

Millions of trees are planted in Iowa on both private and public lands.

May 12, 2015

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased by 5 percent in 2015, according to results from the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa – 2015 Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

May 12, 2015

Daffodils are a welcome sign of spring, but to enjoy their beauty, gardeners must plant daffodils in the fall and care for the foliage when blooms fade. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on the proper way to plant and care for daffodils in the home garden.

April 15, 2015

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on the proper way to divide perennials.

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