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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

“It” is the many times in your life when you need to know more about something and want reliable information. ISU, Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach, through publications, Web pages and educational experiences, is it – the way university research gets to all Iowans so they can use it in their daily life.

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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), click HERE

2015 Pocahontas County Fair Fairbook, click HERE

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County News

May 29, 2015

Due to an increased interest in home food preservation, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has developed the “Preserve the Taste of Summer” program. This program includes both online lessons and a hands-on workshop focusing on home food preservation with the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations.

May 29, 2015

Bearded iris is among the most elegant, and easy to grow, flowers of spring. Follow these tips from horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to maintain a colorful, attractive iris planting.

May 22, 2015

On Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Pocahontas Community Hospital partnered with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County for Car Seat Safety Day.

May 22, 2015

4th grade students from the Pocahontas County Schools of Laurens Marathon and Pocahontas Area attended an educational field trip focusing on Agriculture and Conservation at the Pocahontas County Fairgrounds in Pocahontas. 

May 21, 2015

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza.

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“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from ISU Extension and Outreach. Youth develop nutrition knowledge and culinary skills through hands-on activities as they taste and prepare new flavors.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

May 11, 2015 11:03 AM

Local leaders, decision-makers and nonprofit organizations can use the information in their county’s “Poverty and Food Needs...

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