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Lamb Carcass Quality Meetings
November 19, 2014

Sheep producers and agribusiness staff are invited to a meeting in Sheldon, Ia. on Tuesday, Dec. 9 about how to improve lamb carcass quality, resulting in better returns for the producer. The lamb meeting is cooperatively sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Northwest Iowa Sheep Producers, Iowa Sheep and Wool Promotion Board, and Premier 1. The meeting will be held at the Pizza Ranch and begins with a 6 p.m. dinner, followed by a short business meeting and presentations from various university sheep specialists. Click this link for printable flier with registration.

November 10, 2014

Join other 4-H youth from around the area for a fun day of swimming, skating, food, friends and fun activities!

November 6, 2014

Food Safety and Quality Assurance (FSQA) certification is required of all 4-Hers exhibiting beef, dairy, swine, sheep, goats, rabbits and poultry at the fair.

October 27, 2014

Emerald Borer Ash has been found in Iowa. The most recent infestation was documented in August 2014 in Story County. Story County is the 13th confirmed infestation in the state. The Emerald Ash Borer is expected to keep spreading through-out the State of Iowa... are communities prepared for this disease or any other potential diseases of the future?

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 29, 2014 01:59 PM

Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists on the best way to prepare yard and garden supplies...

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