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46th Annual Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference Logo
January 19, 2017

Come visit the over 100 exhibitor displays and exhibits! Attend educational presentations by the following nationally recognized speakers. Also, make plans to join us Friday afternoon (Jan 27th) for the KIIC Farm Show. 

Eggs in a carton
January 19, 2017

Mark your calendars for our Local Food Winter Workshop coming up on February 18th at Southeastern Community CollegeThere will be sessions on a variety of topics, for beginning farmers and for those who are looking to scale up production. Registration cost is $20, and it includes a locally sourced lunch.

January 18, 2017

Henry County Master Gardeners present the 11th Annual Spring Symposium. The symposium will be held on Saturday, March 4th at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant. The event is open to all gardeners and offers something for everyone!

January 11, 2017

Council members Judy Walrath and Mary Weisinger were recognized for their outstanding effort and service as members of the Lee County Extension Council in December.

January 11, 2017

Lee County Extension will be hosting a Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course on February 24, 2017 at 1:30 PM. It will be held at the Lee County Fairgrounds in the Learning Center. For more information please call 319-835-5116.

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January 20, 2017 12:30 PM

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