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Iowa County Extension and Outreach Local Foods Hub: Iowa Food System Working Group: www.extension.iastate.edu/topic/local-foods

 

Emerald Ash Borer Confirmed in Des Moines County
 

 
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May 21, 2015
DES MOINES, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair, and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza. The Department’s order begins immediately, is effective through the end of 2015, and also prohibits live birds from being sold at livestock auction markets, swap meets and exotic sales.
https://www.extension.iastate.edu/article/exhibitions-birds-cancelled-2015-due-avian-influenza
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.
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May 13, 2015

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

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship is the lead agency responding to avian influenza in Iowa. ISU Extension and Outreach will continue to be involved in the response. The Iowa Concern Hotline, 800-447-1985, is partnering with IDALS and is handling calls from the public.

 The ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is assisting the state and federal governments with testing and advising commercial producers. The College of Veterinary Medicine has posted resources at http://vetmed.iastate.edu/aiv-background-and-resources.

May 12, 2015

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

May 18, 2015

Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey announcements and tips.

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“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from ISU Extension and Outreach. Youth develop nutrition knowledge and culinary skills through hands-on activities as they taste and prepare new flavors.
 

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May 28, 2015 09:41 AM

Bearded iris is among the most elegant, and easy to grow, flowers of spring. Follow these tips from horticulturists with Iowa State...

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