County News

commercial pesticide applicator recertification classes
February 5, 2015

Linn County Extension will serve as a site for upcoming Continuing Instructional Courses (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators. Online registration is now available.

how to take care of birds winter
February 5, 2015

Although birds are well adapted to survive frigid winter days, we can help them maintain their health by offering nutritious and plentiful seed, suet combinations, and shelter.  Linn County Master Gardener Becki Lynch explains how.

popcorn and plants movie night at Linn County Extension
February 5, 2015

Linn County Master Gardeners will host two popcorn and movie nights to learn how to grow anything. Come join us!

Free garden classes marion public library iowa
January 28, 2015

Join us for a class during April at the Marion Public Library.  Topics include New Perennials for 2015, Gardening in Comfort and Ease and more.

Ely Iowa Public Library Free Garden Classes
January 28, 2015

Join us for a class during April at the Ely Public Library.  Topics include Flowers Hummingbirds Love, Container Gardens, Poisons Lurking in Your Garden and more.

linn county master gardener garden classes ladd library cedar rapids iowa
January 28, 2015

Join us for a class during March at the Ladd Library in Cedar Rapids.  Topics include Ash Tree Alternatives, Daylilies, Weigelas and more.

North Liberty Public Library Garden Classes
January 28, 2015

Join us for a class during March at the Library in North Liberty.  Topics include Outstanding Shrubs, Growing in a Hoop House, Container Gardens and more.

Central City Library
January 28, 2015

Join us for a class during February at the Central City Public Library.  Topics include Rain Barrels, Gardening Green, Container Gardenes and more.

free garden classes at hiawatha public library iowa
January 28, 2015

Join us for a class during February at the Hiawatha Public Library.  Topics include Feed the Birds, Orna-edibles, Starting Seeds and Transplants and more.

des moines iowa state capital
January 13, 2015

The February 25, 2015 trip to Des Moines is open to 7th and 8th grade 4-H'ers (and their friends) in Benton, Linn and Jones county.  Registration is due February 11, 2015.

4-H Shooting Sports Volunteer Linn County Cedar Rapids Iowa
January 13, 2015

4-H Safety Education and Shooting Sports program will be having a volunteer workshop on January 21, 2015 in Cedar Rapids. Please join us if you're interested in learning more.

private pesticide applicator certification recertification iowa cedar rapids
December 29, 2014

Private Pesticide Applicators will have the opportunity to renew their certification at locations held in and around Linn County this winter.

Restaurant Food safety certification course Cedar Rapids Iowa
December 24, 2014

ServSafe is a one day certification course on food safety designed for restaurants and food handlers. It will be offered in Cedar Rapids during 2015.

Winter Gardening Fair Master Gardener Kirkwood 2015
December 18, 2014

Saturday, February 21st, 2015 at Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.  The Winter Gardening Fair offers something for every gardener, with a wide variety of classes and workshops.  Registration opens January 5, 2015. Classes always fill fast, so complete your registration early for best class selection!

http://www.extension.iastate.edu/content/whatever-future-holds
December 18, 2014

We invite you to watch this feel-good, short video from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach...

great gifts for gardeners Cedar Rapids Marion Iowa
December 16, 2014

Gardening gifts available for a limited time: Whimsy - 2015 Garden calendar and the Getting Your Hands and Feet Wet Again gardening handbook!

Linn County 4-H and FFA Beef Weigh-in
December 4, 2014

The Linn County 4-H and FFA Beef Weigh-in is Saturday, December 13th at the Tippie Beef Education Center in Cedar Rapids.

farm bill meeting marion iowa linn county
October 23, 2014

Farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2014 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at an informational meeting conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and local USDA Farm Service Agency staff members on December 3rd in Marion.

How to overwinter geraniums master gardener
October 9, 2014

Overwintering your geraniums is relatively easy to do, and can save you a bunch of money next spring. Learn three methods of overwintering geraniums from Linn County Master Gardener Jackie Hadenfeldt MacLaren.

September 29, 2014

Join us for this event, to benefit Linn County 4-H Youth Programs, on Saturday, October 18, 2014 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm.

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