County News

canning and preserving garden vegetables
July 24, 2013

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Nutrition and Health Specialist, Rachel Wall  guides us through preserving our garden bounty for later enjoyment.

abc discovery garden lowe park marion iowa family fun activity free
July 23, 2013

This demonstration garden at Lowe Park in Marion allows kids and adults alike to learn about plants and have fun doing it!

Linn County Master Gardener plant growing lab demonstration garden Lowe Park
July 23, 2013

The Linn County Master Gardeners plant and maintain twelve continuously developing gardens for public education and enjoyment at Lowe Park in Marion.

Homegrown Lifestyle Network
July 17, 2013

Check out this community network that provides more opportunities to enjoy monthly gardening tours, speakers and other educational opportunities. 

mike rice 4-H hall of fame
July 16, 2013

Every year each county has the opportunity to nominate someone from their county to be honored and inducted into the 4-H Hall of Fame.  Mike Rice has been chosen by the Linn County 4-H Youth Programs Committee to be inducted into the 2013 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame at the Iowa State Fair.

Emerald ash borer iowa
July 16, 2013

Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) has been positively identified in a residential tree in the city of Burlington in Des Moines County, making this the second location where the invasive beetle has been found in Iowa.

NewBo Learning Garden Cedar Rapids Iowa classes
July 9, 2013

Every Saturday at 10 AM there will be a FREE speaker on gardening at the New Bo City Market Learning Garden in Cedar Rapids.  Here are the topics scheduled...

kids outdoors activities learning natural
July 9, 2013

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach Family Life Specialist Kristi Cooper provides some tips on how to get kids excited to play in their own backyard. .

linn county fair 4-H poultry show results
July 1, 2013

The poultry show for the Linn County 4-H members was held at the Delaware County Fairgrounds on June 30, 2013.  Many outstanding fowl were exhibited.

iris not blooming
July 1, 2013

Linn County Master Gardener Judy Stevens provides some answers to those who are wondering why their irises have disappointed them by not blooming this year.

linn county fair 4-H swine results iowa
July 1, 2013

The Linn County 4-H/FFA Swine show was held at the Delaware County Fairgrounds on Sunday, June 30 with the following results.

linn county fair 4-H dairy results winners iowa
July 1, 2013

Linn County 4-H and FFA Dairy cattle were exhibited at Delaware County Fairgrounds on 30 June in Manchester.

tomato spots black blight
July 1, 2013

Linn County Master Gardener Lisa Slattery offers some advice on how to spot danger among the tomato vines.

flooding yard garden field iowa
July 1, 2013

Linn County Master Gardener Lisa Slattery provides tips on how to deal with the water extremes we've been having here in Iowa.

linn county fair 4-H bucket bottle results
July 1, 2013

Linn County 4-H Bucket Bottle Calves were exhibited at the Delaware County Fairgrounds on Friday, June 28.  Entries included newborn or orphaned beef and dairy calves .

Linn County Fair 4-H Beef show iowa results
July 1, 2013

Linn County 4-H and FFA youth exhibited beef animals on June 29, 2013 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.

linn county 4-H sheep show results iowa
July 1, 2013

Linn County 4-H and FFA members exhibited sheep at the Delaware County Fairgrounds on Friday, 28 June, 2013.

linn county fair 4-H goat results iowa
July 1, 2013

Linn County 4-H members exhibited their goats on Friday, June 28 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.

linn county 4-H rabbit show iowa
July 1, 2013

Linn County 4-H members exhibited winning rabbits on Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.

linn county fair 4-H miscellaneous animal iowa
July 1, 2013

The Linn County 4-H miscellaneous pet show was held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.  The miscellaneous pet show gives youth a chance to share their knowledge and skill in working with a wide variety of pets including fish, reptiles, hobby goats and llamas.

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