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County News

September 19, 2016


If you plant to attend the recertification training in Monroe County please call 641-932-5612 to reserve your spot. Continuing Instruction Courses shown on Wednesdays in Monroe County only will have a different start time. 

Aquatic, Forest, and Right of Way Pest Management
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 2, 5, 6, and 10
$35.00 if paid by October 12
$45.00 if paid after October 12
Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management
Thursday, October 27, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7D, 8, and 10
$35 if paid by October 20
$45 if paid after October 20
Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 3O, 3T, 3 OT, and 10
$35 if paid by November 2
$45 if paid after November 2
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7C and 10
$35 if paid by November 8
$45 if paid after November 8
Commercial Ag Weed, Insect, and Plant Disease Management
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 1A, 1B, 1C, and 10
$35 if paid by November 9
$45 if paid after November 9
Pest Control Operators
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Categories: 7A, 7B, 8 and 10
$60 if paid by November 30
$70 if paid after November 30

September 12, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach Monroe County Office in Albia will host an evening with Honey Creek naturalist, Hannah Wiltamuth, to learn about the Monarch Butterfly.  The public is invited to attend this informational event to find out about the habits, diet, and life cycle of the Monarch as well as threats to their existence and how we can help.

This free event will be held on Wednesday, September 21 at 6:30 p.m. at the Monroe County Extension Office, 219 B Ave West, Albia.  Refreshments will be served.

August 29, 2016

The FAll 4-H Newsletter is now ready for you to download and read

August 17, 2016

If you want beets the size of lyour fist, then come stop by Oleksandr's "Sasha" table at the market!

Sasha is famous around town for his giant beets, radishes, and turnips.  But he also stocks his tent with field-ripened sweet corn (this week he has Kandy corn), juicy watermelons, large cabbages, tomatoes, onions, homemade jams, and much more.  Find out what he will have this Friday on the Albia courthouse square from 3:30 - 6:00 p.m.

August 9, 2016

Click here for a copy of the 2016 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey or stop by the Monroe County Extension Office at 219 B Ave West, Albia or call 641-932-5612.


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