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County News

July 15, 2016

(Le Mars) -- In recognition of the Plymouth County Fair celebrating its 75th anniversary, the Le Mars Chamber of Commerce Agriculture Committee is proud to present: "Agriculture: Technical Advances Through The Ages" as part of the overall agriculture education exhibit of the "aROUND the farm in the BARN" to be on display in the famous round barn during the Plymouth County Fair, July 27th through July 31st.  

July 7, 2016

Here is the list of the 2016 Plymouth County Fair Livestock Judges.

June 3, 2016

For step by step directions on how to enter exhibits in Fair Entry for the Plymouth County Fair, click HERE!

Livestock and Communication Entries due:  July 15, 2016 at 11:59PM.  Static Entries due: July 21, 2016 at 11:59PM.

July 13, 2016


The Akron Hometowner is looking for an older teenager, college student or adult to take pictures every day at the Plymouth County Fair. This is a paid position and includes a free car pass. It would be up to 35 hours of work during the Best Five Days of Summer. The person would be responsible for taking photographs of "our" 4-Hers in certain events each day. 


July 11, 2016

The 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa survey conducted by Iowa State University showed that farmland cash rental rates declined for the third consecutive year. The rates decreased by $16 per acre from 2015 to 2016. Every district in Iowa showed a decline in reported rental values. 


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Visitors will enjoy $70,000 of improvements to the Discovery Garden during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 11-21. It’s a prime example of how the Polk County Master Gardeners – and ISU Extension and Outreach – serve and give back to Iowans through education and engagement.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

July 29, 2016 03:19 PM

The manual, field guide and assessment card were developed as sources of information for farmers, agronomists and other agriculture...

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