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Retired Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP)

 Jasper County Fair Book

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

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County News

August 3, 2015

Two new publications, "Fall Tips to Ensure a Healthy Green Yard in the Spring" and "Selecting a Grass Species for Iowa Lawns," include many tips for selecting a grass species and keeping it green and healthy.

August 3, 2015

Teaching teens about money management is only the beginning of their financial education. They need to apply that knowledge to build the skills that will help them develop positive financial habits. That’s why Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps make the High School Financial Planning Program available in Iowa.

July 29, 2015

The potato is one of the most important vegetable crops in the world and a popular plant in any home garden. However, there’s a lot to know about growing and storing potatoes properly. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists have some tips on how to grow and store potatoes.

July 22, 2015

Recognizing the impact rain can have on hay is important this summer with the frequent rains that challenge hay producers wanting to mow, bale and store hay.

July 22, 2015

Cucumbers are a widely cultivated plant and grow well in warmer weather, making them a perfect summer plant in any home garden. As it gets time to harvest, there can be a few problems that may arise. Follow these tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on what to look out for when harvesting cucumbers. 

 

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