Local Highlights

Logo for Re certification Pesticides
October 14, 2016

Call the Jefferson County Extension Office at 641-472-4166 to reserve your spot! If no reservations are made the program will not be shown.Call with any questions.

Aquatic, Forest, and Right of Way Pest Managment
October 19, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 2, 5, 6, and 10
$35.00 if paid by October 12
$45.00 if paid after October 12

Mosquito/Public Health Pest Managment
October 27, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7D, 8, and 10
$35 if paid by October 20
$45 if paid after October 20

Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators
November 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 3O, 3T, 3 OT, and 10
$35 if paid by November 2
$45 if paid after November 2

November 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7C and 10
$35 if paid by November 8
$45 if paid after November 8

Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Managment
November 16, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 1A, 1B, 1C, and 10
$35 if paid by November 9
$45 if paid after November 9

Pest Control Operators
December 7, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7A, 7B, 8 and 10
$60 if paid by November 30
$70 if paid after November 30

flyer for PSEP
October 11, 2016

Check out our flyer on the upcoming CIC for Certified Commercial Persticide Applicators. To sign up for email notices: http://eepurl.com/_kHb1. Contact our office for further information. 641-472-4166. Current dates: Oct. 19 with Aquatic, Forest, and Right-Of-Way Pest Management and Oct 27 with Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management. 

Tractor Spraying
September 28, 2016

Aquatic, Forest, & Right-Of-Way Pest Management - Oct. 19th starting 9 a.m. Categories 2, 5, 6, & 10.   Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management - Oct 27th starting at 9 a.m. Categories 7D, 8, & 10  http://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/ComAp.html  You may download registration forms & additional info.                                  Call the Extension Office for details. 641-472-4166.

Statewide Resources

  • Tree identification, care and maintenance, and timber management resources.

  • Educating people about Iowa's wildlife resources so that Iowans can make informed decisions that impact wildlife and their habitats.

  • Publications and resources covering fish farming to pond management.

  • Establishing watershed groups in impaired sub-watersheds throughout Iowa implemented through partnerships of farmers, extension specialists, Iowa State University Extension and agencies at the state and local level.

  • Providing Iowans with an independent, authoritative voice on water resource issues affecting Iowa.

  • Building institutional partnerships and increasing the capacity of citizens, educators, agencies and community leaders to better address water quality concerns.

  • A management approach for environmental enhancement of intensively modified agricultural landscapes.

  • Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to the importance of improved water and soil quality through conservation farming practices.

  • Research-based information and current Extension and Research projects on tillage and cropping systems, soil carbon sequestration, residue management, and cover crops.

  • Developing new ways to farm profitably while conserving natural resources.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • Providing extension services on topics such as water quality and pollution control, hydrology and drainage, and remote sensing and modeling.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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