County News

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.

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

The Linn County 4-H Cat show was held on Thursday, June 27, at the Delaware County Fairgrounds.   4-H youth who enrolled in the cat project in the fall took advantage of this opportunity to exhibit their animals and to demonstrate what they have learned for the judge. 

July 1, 2013

The Linn County  Fair results of the Cavy show that was held on Thursday, June 27, 2013 at the Delaware County Fair fairgrounds were:  The Cavy (Guinea Pig) show gives youth a chance to share their knowledge and skill in working with Cavy.

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

Linn County 4-H exhibitors showed their dogs at the Delaware County Fairgrounds on Thursday, June 27, 2013.

June 27, 2013

Linn County Fair Family & Consumer Science; Creative Arts; Agriculture and Natural Resources; Personal Development; and Science, Engineering & Technology State Fair Winners Announced from judging on June 26, 2013.

planting wind break
June 13, 2013
ISU Linn County Extension's Community Ag Programs Manager, Michelle Kenyon Brown, writes a weekly column for The Gazette called From the Ground Up  This week her column features Linn County Master Gardener Lori Klopfenstein and she gives you some tips on how to make a wind break last.

 

harvest strawberries vegetables and fruits
June 6, 2013

ISU Linn County Extension's Community Ag Programs Manager, Michelle Kenyon Brown, writes a weekly column for The Gazette called From the Ground Up  This week her column features Richard Jauron, horticulturalist from Iowa State University Extension & Outreach. This week, with the gardening season in full swing, we tackle the question - when can we harvest the food planted in your yards and gardens?

Master Gardeners share their love of gardening with others
May 31, 2013

I urge all of you avid gardeners to pause a moment and consider becoming a Linn County Master Gardener.  Applications for the fall class are due August 12, 2013. 

add bird bath to garden to attrack birds plants
May 30, 2013

ISU Linn County Extension's Community Ag Programs Manager, Michelle Kenyon Brown, writes a weekly column for The Gazette called From the Ground Up  This week her column features Linn County Master Gardener Becki Lynch.  Love having birds in your yard? Do you have less space than you would like to garden? Becki has some answers for you on how to create a bird habitat using container gardens.

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