County News

May 18, 2015

A Food  and Fitness Experience for 3rd & 4th Graders.

May 18, 2015

The Iowa Tick Surveillance Program (previously known as the Lyme Disease Surveillance Program) regularly posts maps to show where Iowan's typically encounter the three types of ticks that are most common in the state. 

May 18, 2015

Grain should not be warmed to average outdoor air temperatures during the summer.

May 12, 2015

Tomatoes are a popular part of many Iowa gardens, and with spring here, the time to plant them is approaching.

May 12, 2015

Millions of trees are planted in Iowa on both private and public lands.

May 12, 2015

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased by 5 percent in 2015, according to results from the Cash Rental Rates for Iowa – 2015 Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

May 12, 2015

Daffodils are a welcome sign of spring, but to enjoy their beauty, gardeners must plant daffodils in the fall and care for the foliage when blooms fade. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on the proper way to plant and care for daffodils in the home garden.

May 12, 2015

Saturday, June 6th 9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Washington Public Library.

April 27, 2015

Johnson County 4-H received a grant award from the Iowa City Masonic Foundation in the amount of $1500.  

April 21, 2015

Updates from an agronomist and weed nerd in east central Iowa.

April 20, 2015

Tuesday, May 19 Pizza Ranch, 708 N Grand Ave, Mount Pleasant, Iowa and Wednesday, May 20 Pizza Ranch, 1009 N 1st Ave, Winterset, Iowa

April 17, 2015

Master Gardeners of Johnson County received notice that two projects received Search for Excellence Awards.

April 17, 2015

Johnson County Extension in partnership with the DNR and MidAmerican Energy worked together to sponsor the “Plant Some Shade” Tree Program.   

April 15, 2015

Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer tips on the proper way to divide perennials.

April 15, 2015

Landowners with small backyard forests are invited to learn about tree identification, deer management, woodland wildflowers, invasive species identification and more during the Backyard Forest Conference at Wickiup Hill Outdoor Learning Center.

April 6, 2015

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

April 3, 2015

The City of Solon and the City of North Liberty are joining with the Johnson County Soil and Water Conservation District to organize a soil quality restoration (SQR) demonstration for each community.

April 2, 2015

The Iowa City Noon Rotary Club presented the McNutt 4-H Rotary Leadership Award to two outstanding Johnson County 4-H youth on April 2. 

March 31, 2015

The publication provides recommendations on how to protect ash trees from the emerald ash borer. Information about the life stages affected by systemic insecticides, two new professional products and proper use to protect insect pollinators has been added to the publication. It also highlights two pesticides that protect the ash tree for two years.
 

March 31, 2015

The estimated costs of corn, corn silage, soybeans, alfalfa, and pasture maintenance in this report are based on data from several sources and cost estimates are representative of average costs for farms in Iowa.

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