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Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

County News

August 17, 2014

Master Gardeners are members of the local community who take an active interest in growing flowers, vegetables, fruits, shrubs, trees and lawns. Fall training begins Sept. 9 at the Lyon County Extension in Rock Rapids. Details here.

July 16, 2014

Northwest Iowa residents who want to start investing in their future should register for "Smart investing@your library" at the Sheldon Public Library located at 8342 NICC Drive in Sheldon. Register now to attend the kick-off meeting on Monday, Aug. 18 from 6:30-8 p.m.

July 3, 2014

The Iowa Master Gardener program and Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach are once again offering a series of summer garden webinars for the general public. Trees are one of the most valuable components of home landscapes. Because weather patterns over the past couple of years have taken a toll on landscape trees, and because the Emerald Ash Borer is advancing across the state, the theme for the 2014 summer webinars is “Totally Trees”.

May 29, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in the Northwest Iowa area hired two professionals to join 4-H youth programming as summer associate educators. We welcome Jason Katsma and Ben Pullen. They will conduct the various summer camps throughout the region.

Smith Lever Act
April 8, 2014

The Iowa Senate has launched the centennial celebration of the Smith-Lever Act, the founding legislation of the nationwide Cooperative Extension System. Representatives from ISU Extension and Outreach took part in the event at the Iowa Capitol. Video is available with the story and from the Extension and Outreach YouTube channel,http://youtu.be/g75b0u45Qq0.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 20, 2014 09:04 AM

Farmers who visit the Iowa State University exhibit at the Farm Progress Show can visit with farmers who practice ways to improve water...

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