County News

May 5, 2015

The International Master Gardener Conference, co-hosted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension, will be Sept. 22-25 at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs.

May 5, 2015

The publication Livestock Enterprise Budgets for Iowa – 2015 contains estimates of production costs for common livestock enterprises and are intended to reflect average or above-average levels of management using common types of technology.

April 27, 2015

Avian influenza does not impact the foods that consumers eat, says an Iowa State University food safety expert.

December 17, 2014

Holiday video from Cathann Kress at Iowa State http://www.extension.iastate.edu/content/whatever-future-holds

June 19, 2013

Farmers and crop advisors around the world are scouting corn and soybean fields with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach field guides in hand. The guides outline integrated pest management information – how to protect crops using both preventative and curative tactics to manage insects, diseases and weeds.

May 29, 2013

Spending less on food often means investing time and effort in planning, shopping and preparing food. Spend Smart Eat Smart will help you learn skills and adopt habits so you can feed your family nutritious meals for less money.

January 11, 2012

Keep up with 4-H activities and events! Join the Jasper County 4-H group on Facebook!

November 28, 2011

MyPlate is the new food icon replacing MyPyramid. MyPlate helps you visualize the proportion each food group should contribute to your plate.

November 28, 2011

A new tool — the recently updated “4-Day Throw Away” leftovers app — is available for families looking for an extra line of defense to protect themselves from bad leftovers. The app is available for iPhone®, iPad® and iPod touch® devices.

August 3, 2011

ISU Extension's purpose to provide information to Iowans. To better do that, Extension has established Hotlines, many are toll-free, to provide answers and support to Iowans. Iowans communicate one-on-one with ISU Extension every day. Give us a call!

January 29, 2008

Families Extension Answer Line provides information and resources for Iowa consumers with home and family questions.

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