County News

October 11, 2016

Join us for this no cost event featuring a balanced perspective on food processing and how it impacts the food system and human health.

September 19, 2016

Lilies make an excellent addition to a spring and summer garden landscape. However, fall is the right time to plant, dig and divide lilies for optimal performance in spring.

September 13, 2016

Tulips are a welcome part of the spring landscape, but to enjoy their benefits in warm weather, work must be done during fall. Fall is the optimal time to plant tulips and other spring-flowering bulbs to maximize their spring potential.

September 6, 2016

The University of Wisconsin–Madison published research saying that an Atmospheric Steam Canner is safe to use for home canning of acidic foods such as fruits, or acidified foods such as salsa or pickles, as long as the following guidelines are observed.

August 18, 2016

Learn how to manage your forest while increasing native pollinator habitat, removing invasive plants, reducing erosion and more. 

August 1, 2016

This is a short course about food safety for restaurant staff and food handlers.

April 25, 2016

The Iowa City Noon Rotary Club presented the McNutt 4-H Rotary Leadership Award to two outstanding Johnson County 4-H youth on April 21.

April 18, 2016

Blueberries are attractive shrubs with flowers in spring, edible berries in summer and fall foliage in shades of yellow, orange and red. Blueberries can be grown in any home garden, but there are some special growing needs that must be met.

April 6, 2016

Strawberries are well suited for any home garden.

March 23, 2016

Do you have an interest in gardening? Would you like to volunteer and help with various gardening related activities throughout Johnson County? Learn how to become a Johnson County Master Gardener by clicking on the title of this article!

March 21, 2016

New Bee Law Website

February 22, 2016

Human Sciences Extension and Outreach newsletter encourages positive life-style changes in nutrition and wellness

February 18, 2016

Pruning is the selective removal of specific plant parts for the benefit of the whole plant.

January 14, 2016

Johnson County 4-H had two well-deserving members selected to attend National 4-H Congress in Atlanta, GA. 

December 1, 2015

Johnson County Extension through their Pick A Better Snack program reached over 4000 youth in area elementary schools this past year.

August 28, 2015

Times have changed since great grandma was canning for her family.

January 5, 2015

Iowa has one of the highest rates of elevated radon levels in the nation.

August 27, 2014

Brick Orders!

June 16, 2014

Adult beetle submitted by resident, efforts still underway to locate infestation.

June 6, 2014

Knowing your farm’s Corn Suitability Rating index (CSR2) provides you with valuable insight into its potential productivity. CSR2 is a tool used in setting cash rental rates and computing a farm’s sale value.

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