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March 7, 2017

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Master Gardener program will hold its core training sessions this fall for individuals interested in becoming Master Gardeners.

Daughter and Father
June 8, 2017

AMES, Iowa – One of the many challenges faced by people in caregiving situations is dealing with changes that occur in those relationships. Spouses who enjoyed traveling together over a lifetime now may be home-bound. Adult children who enjoyed mom’s home-cooked meals for holidays may find themselves arranging for her daily nutritional needs. These changes and many others lead to transitions that mark the progression of illness or aging, says Cheryl Clark, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Tree Roots
June 8, 2017

AMES, Iowa – Trees are an essential part of any landscape, but their roots can create issues. How can surface and shallow roots affect their surroundings? Is construction a problem?

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists can help answer questions about how to best handle tree roots To have additional questions answered, contact the ISU Hortline at 515-294-3108 or hortline@iastate.edu.

June 1, 2017

Jones County will be hosting a Cattle Show this Saturday, June 3rd in Monticello, Iowa. If you are a beef exhibitor this is a great opportunity to show your animal before fair.

Rooster
June 1, 2017

All poultry exhibited at the Lee County Fair must come from U.S. Pullorum-Typhoid clean or equivalent flocks, or have had a negative Pullorum-Typhoid test within 90 days of public exhibition and the test must have been performed by an authorized tester. 

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