County News

Corn smut
October 21, 2016

Corn smut can impact grain quality and yield but generally is not associated with mycotoxin production

Des Moines Worm Hunt
October 19, 2016

School-based initiatives around Iowa highlighting healthy food in October

Iowa ag dealer
October 18, 2016

Held on Dec. 7 at the Quality Inn & Suites Starlite Village 

Chronic wasting disease deer
October 13, 2016

Disease affects deer by degrading neurological functions

Iowa State University Aquaculture
October 13, 2016

Aquaculture is a way for farmers to diversify and grow

Merchandising 2016 Grain
October 11, 2016

Thanks to the county extension and Farm Bureau sponsorships, there is no charge to attend this public event

Grazing compaction
October 10, 2016

Research shows cattle grazing cornstalks does not cause compaction or negatively impact yields

Water Quality Misconceptions
October 7, 2016

During field days, Iowa Learning Farms observed many attendees had water quality misconceptions

Agriculture women in field
October 6, 2016

Meetings will also be broadcast via live web conferencing 

October 6, 2016

Focus topic is “Towards a Culture of Welcome in the Iowa Food System”

Family technology use
October 4, 2016

How much technology is too much – or not enough?

Daughter taking care of mother
October 4, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach offers ‘Powerful Tools for Caregivers’

Iowa agritourism
October 3, 2016

Website is database of Iowa farms open to the public and offers agritourism support to farms

Iowa State Fair Skill-a-thon
September 30, 2016
Youth from across the state competed in swine, sheep and goat events
Overwinter geraniums
September 30, 2016

Geraniums are ill-equipped to survive harsh winter conditions, however there is a solution

September 30, 2016

We cannot turn off the rains, but proper construction can maintain pond integrity during heavy rain events.

September 15, 2016

Regional new volunteer training is designed for new 4-H volunteers committing to a long term experience working with 4-H youth 

September 8, 2016

Beef cow inventory for 2016 has most states in expansion mode; Iowa is up over 4% from 2015

Feeder Calf Basis
September 8, 2016

Now is the time to create a marketing strategy for your 2016 calf crop

Organic crop rotation
September 7, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach publication discusses crop rotations, composting and cover crops for organic production

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