County News

Cornfield
May 13, 2016

For the thrid consecutive year rental rates for Iowa farmland declined, according to results from the 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Manure Application
November 9, 2015

Manure applicators now have another option to receive their certification from the Manure Applicator Certification (MAC) program.

4-H Enrollment
September 4, 2015

It's time to begin the enrollment process for Keokuk County 4-H 2015-2016 year!

Ticks
May 15, 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. 

Chickens
May 13, 2015

The ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory is assisting the state and federal governments with testing and advising commercial producers. The College of Veterinary Medicine has posted resources at http://vetmed.iastate.edu/aiv-background-and-resources.

Emerald Ash Borer
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.

Meaghan Anderson
March 12, 2015

Meaghan Anderson has joined ISU Extension and Outreach as the field agronomist for eastern Iowa. Meaghan will work from the Johnson County Extension Office in Iowa City and serve many counties including Keokuk County.

Emerald Ash Borer
February 3, 2015

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in the Iowa community of Hedrick in Keokuk County. EAB kills all ash tree species and is considered to be one of the most destructive tree pests ever seen in North America.

January 24, 2014

AMES, Iowa — If planning for next year’s garden includes finding new plants for shady areas, consider the recommendations of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists while paging through and ordering from garden catalogs this winter. The horticulturists also answer questions that come to Hortline, Iowa State’s horticulture hotline. Reach Hortline by calling 515-294-3108 or emailing hortline@iastate.edu.

Health & Wellness
September 13, 2013

Check out this month's WOW newsletter!

Engraved Brick
May 30, 2013

Order an engraved brick and see it displayed in front of the new Keokuk County Extension Office located at the Expo Fairgrounds!

Corn
May 6, 2013

The weather changes rapidly and unexpectedly in Iowa. We went from worrying about planting in dry soil to late planting in cold soil. Therefore, farmers and crop consultants are wondering about using starter fertilizer to speed up early corn growth and increase yield.

Camera
May 6, 2013

NEW for 2013-This 4H photography label will be used this year for ALL photography projects at county and state exhibition.

January 10, 2013

Joining 4-H is easy anytime of the year We have a club for all youth in grades K-12 and many opportunities for adult volunteers.

January 5, 2010

To begin your 4-H adventure, start looking at the many project areas that 4-H has to offer. You may choose one or more projects from more than 45 different areas. There is a 4-H project for everyone! Projects are fun to do alone and with your friends.

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