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County News

June 15, 2017

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach invites area residents to participate in the free ‘Welcome to Retirement: Will you be ready?’ workshop on Monday, Aug. 7 from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Pizza Ranch in Sibley. Participants are invited to arrive at 5:30 p.m. for a free supper before the program begins.‘Welcome to Retirement: Will you be ready?’ is designed for adults of all ages, to build awareness of the costs faced by retirees, and to enable participants to figure their own retirement readiness. 

June 14, 2017

Farmers and the public are invited to attend Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach’s Annual Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day on Wednesday, July 12 at the Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Sutherland. Check-in and registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will present timely research and crop production information throughout the morning. 

June 13, 2017

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach recently released the schedule for the Annual Northwest Iowa Land Leasing and Value Meetings. The meetings are intended for current and prospective tenants and landlords, and will cover current cash rental rates and land value survey results; how to determine a fair cash rent for 2017-18; effective tenant/landlord communication; strategies for writing and terminating a farm lease; and other ag lease decision-making resources.  

June 6, 2017

 
 
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June 5, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host a series of field days in June designed to help farmers understand how to both improve their profit and improve water quality. The field days are part of ISU Extension and Outreach’s Nitrogen and Water Week, which runs from June 27-29.

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