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Jasper County Fair Book

The Jasper County Fairbook is at the printers but you can view it online. 

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County News

November 30, 2015

The holidays are just around the corner, and for siblings and parents that may mean dealing with a very common behavior -- sibling fights, says Joy Rouse, Human Sciences Specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

November 30, 2015

Weed Management– Keeping it all straight

By Rebecca Vittetoe, ISU Extension Field Agronomist

Herbicide resistance has been a hot topic, and is important to consider as you make plans for not just your 2016 weed management program but thinking about weed management in a long-term perspective.

November 18, 2015

As the temperatures start to drop, some gardeners wonder how to prepare their garden and plants for the winter months. All plants need attention going into winter and there are many methods to provide winter protection. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach give tips and suggestions on how to prepare the garden for an Iowa winter.

November 18, 2015

People from 21 states have completed the Iowa Master Equine Manager Program during its decade of existence. The online equine educational course — one of the few in the nation— provides professional certification and a comprehensive knowledge of horses to those involved in their care.

November 18, 2015

An interdisciplinary team of weed scientists will conduct a survey of 10,000 farmers to gain a better understanding of the causes and consequences of herbicide resistant weeds, and the strategies farmers are using to cope with them.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 2, 2015 09:19 AM

While medical professionals and others may be partners in the caregiving scenario, family caregivers are the only people who are present...

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