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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 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.

November 5, 2015

The Sheep Production Skill Development Workshop will be held Saturday, Nov. 21, starting at 9:30 a.m. in the Deb and Jeff Hanson Agriculture Learning Center located at 2508 Mortensen Road in Ames.

November 3, 2015

Due to increased interest in farmland drainage in the past year, ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a workshop that covers many aspects essential to designing and planning new drainage systems or retrofitting existing systems.


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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 20, 2015 01:55 PM

The Sheep Production Skill Development Workshop scheduled to be held on Saturday, Nov. 21, has been cancelled due to an expected snow...

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