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March 3, 2017

Palo Alto County Extension and Outreach would like you to let us know how we are doing!!! We have developed a short survey that should only take you 5 minutes or less to complete. Please let us know how we are doing serving residents of Palo Alto County. Let us know what else you might be looking for or feel there is a need for. We appreciate your feedback!!! thank you for taking the time to help make us better!! Here is the link to take the survey: https://iastate.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_88NPKtZTVRElfKJ

March 3, 2017

Women Land and Legacy will be having there next event on March 23, 2017 from 6 to 9pm at the Shores in Emmetsburg.  Supper is included. To register go to this link and sign up https://goo.gl/forms/i90ns7HC2GO9EkqC3 or call the 712-852-2865. Steve Johnson from ISU will present strategies on marketing livestock and grain. It will be a fun evening of learning and networking. Please join us!!! There is no cost Thanks to Farm Credit Services of America!!!

February 3, 2017

See the flyer for 2017 Ser Safe Classes. If you have questions please call the office 712-852-2865

January 6, 2017

Do you own land in Palo Alto County?  If you do, you  could be a part of the Iowa State University Land Grant Legacy.  Check out the website and see if you are a part of the LEGACY.

http://landgrant.iastate.edu

September 22, 2016

Are you experiencing Flooding? If so here are some resources to help you. If you have any questions please call Palo Alto County Extension Office 712-852-2865 : http://www.extension.iastate.edu/content/dealing-with-flooding

Statewide Resources

  • Information that protects and enhances the economic value of Iowa’s agriculture and horticulture, by educating growers and the general public about plant diseases and science.

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home.

  • Providing direct, unbiased comparisons of corn hybrids and soybean varieties, in a number of different environments.

  • Daily 4” soil temperatures for Iowa counties to assist with crop management decisions and nutrient applications.

  • Educating producers, consumers and policy makers in the research and extension activities in organic agriculture both on-farm and at Iowa State University.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Entryway to crop production, soil and nutrient management, weed management, and ag weather information.

  • Insecticide evaluation reports and information on specific pests of economic significance to Iowa crop production.

  • Grain handling, agricultural machine design, precision farming systems, soil tillage and management, and agricultural drainage.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • Your source for comprehensive crop production news and information from Iowa State University specialists and agronomists.

  • Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to the importance of improved water and soil quality through conservation farming practices.

  • Knowledge and information that improves the efficiency of traditional commodity grain markets and assists emerging markets for user-specific grains.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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