County News

February 20, 2017

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Non-Profit Management Academy series will be offered in Linn County.

February 8, 2017

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Williamsburg High School

February 6, 2017

 It will cover several important health and basic nutrition topics as well as the timely Veterinary Feed Directive and how that affects poultry.

February 6, 2017

Help renovate and preserve the Iowa State Fairgrounds by donating to the Corndog Checkoff. 

January 30, 2017

Alliant Energy’s Operation ReLeaf is a program to help Alliant Energy customers save energy in their homes using trees to provide shade during the summer and create wind breaks during the winter.

January 26, 2017

Child care providers you know (home and center staff) are encouraged to register! 

January 26, 2017

The Finances of Caregiving program provides materials to families to help them protect their assets and prepare for their retirement while providing care. 

January 26, 2017

Certification will allow vendors to sell morel mushrooms in Iowa

January 26, 2017

Thursday, March 9th at the Riverside Casino and Golf Resort

January 19, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host its third annual Miscanthus Grower meeting on Jan. 26 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. 

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
October 5, 2016

Emerald ash borer (EAB), a very destructive, exotic insect pest of ash trees, has been confirmed in Iowa County.

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.

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