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County News

September 17, 2014

Interested in learning to make wise investing decisions? Consider signing up for one of three investment education courses focused on your stage in life...see link and videos

August 7, 2014

Powerpoint slide handouts for attendees at a Farmland Leasing Meeting.

July 7, 2014

Can't make it to the Extension Office, check out the forms now available online.

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December 4, 2013

Northwest Iowa - Local foods are making an economic impact in Iowa. In fact, sales of food produced in northwest Iowa added $312,441 to the local economy in 2012 as reported by eighteen farmers in the northwest region.

August 14, 2013

FSQA testing and training is offered for O'Brien County 4-H and FFA members in the O'Brien County Office.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Farmers talking to farmers and learning from each other will help Iowa ramp up water quality efforts and implement new management practices to carry out the state’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy. The goal is to reduce the nitrogen and phosphorus loads in water leaving farm lands.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

September 30, 2014 01:35 PM

Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of attempted child abductions that...

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