County News

May 13, 2015

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

May 12, 2015

The Iowa County 4-H Foundation is excited to announce a Pizza on the Farm fundraising event!

June 15, 2015

A June-bearing strawberry planting can be productive for several years if the bed is given the right care.

June 2, 2015

Women Land and Legacy (WLL) along with Iowa Land Sales & Farm Management are happy to announce their continuing partnership to host the Third Annual Iowa Women’s Landowner Conference on June 18th, 2015 in Brooklyn, Iowa.

June 2, 2015

Due to an increased interest in home food preservation, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has developed the “Preserve the Taste of Summer” program

June 2, 2015

Bearded iris is among the most elegant, and easy to grow, flowers of spring.

June 2, 2015

The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is partnering with the Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC) and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach swine field specialists to offer free training and preparation sessions aimed at helping Iowa pork producers prepare for a Common Swine Industry Audit (CSIA).

May 18, 2015

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announcements and tips.

May 18, 2015

The Iowa Tick Surveillance Program (previously known as the Lyme Disease Surveillance Program) regularly posts maps to show where Iowan's typically encounter the three types of ticks that are most common in the state. 

May 18, 2015

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

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 21, 2015

Updates from an agronomist and weed nerd in east central Iowa.

April 20, 2015

Tuesday, May 19 Pizza Ranch, 708 N Grand Ave, Mount Pleasant, Iowa and Wednesday, May 20 Pizza Ranch, 1009 N 1st Ave, Winterset, Iowa

April 15, 2015

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

March 31, 2015

The publication provides recommendations on how to protect ash trees from the emerald ash borer. Information about the life stages affected by systemic insecticides, two new professional products and proper use to protect insect pollinators has been added to the publication. It also highlights two pesticides that protect the ash tree for two years.
 

March 31, 2015

The estimated costs of corn, corn silage, soybeans, alfalfa, and pasture maintenance in this report are based on data from several sources and cost estimates are representative of average costs for farms in Iowa.

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