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Upcoming Events:

November 22nd      1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  Wreath Making Workshop with Horticulturist Rick Pleggenkuhle, Extension Office, Osage.  Registration Required
November 23rd   6 p.m.  Mitchell County 4-H Awards Night
November 27-28th  Office Closed for the Thanksgiving
December 3, 2014   9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training for those certified as Pest Control Operators Extension Office, Osage
December 9, 2014   1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m.  Farm Bill Overview Meeting, VFW Osage
December 13, 2014  8:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.  4-H/FFA Beef Weigh-in for Fair 2015.  Fairgrounds, Osage
December 15, 2014   6:00 p,.m.  Extension Council December Meeting
December 18, 2014  9:30 a.m.  Private Pesticide Applicator Training, Riceville Community Center
December 25-December 26, 2014   Closed for Holiday

County News

December 4, 2014

 Farmers and landowners will learn about the new programs authorized by the Agricultural Act of 2104 (commonly referred to as the Farm Bill) at informational meetings conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Tuesday, December 9thfrom 1:00-3:00 p.m. and Monday, January 26, 2015 from 9:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the VFW in Osage. 

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October 21, 2014

A series of free meetings is being held for women in agriculture to learn about techniques for success in today’s market.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

In 2014 ISU Extension and Outreach asked both potential constituents and long-time partners how to best serve the needs of Iowans. And then we listened.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

December 18, 2014 10:10 AM

Many Iowa farmers believe they have identified pesticide resistance on the land they farm, and most are concerned that herbicide-...

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