Pocahontas County

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

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Science of Parenting Blog, click HERE
 
4-H Record Keeping System Forms, click HERE
 
Expertise Directory
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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), click HERE
Click HERE for Alternate Sites for Pesticide Applicator Certification Testing

County News

September 3, 2015

“Healthy Meals in a Hurry” will be held on  Monday, October 26, 2015 at two times, the first time will be at 12pm at Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach Office and the second time will be 6:00pm at West Iowa Bank in Laurens (202 W Main St). Nutrition and Wellness Program Specialist Katie Knobbe will conduct the class.

September 1, 2015

A grant writing workshop is scheduled to be presented in Pocahontas October 5 for representatives of nonprofits, local government and schools. Grant Writing 101, a workshop sponsored by ISU Extension and Outreach -- Pocahontas County,

August 27, 2015

Late summer and early fall is a great time to manage the flowers growing around the house and in the garden. The trick is to know the best times and ways to manage particular types of flowers, like lilies, daylilies and peonies. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists offer tips on managing different types of flowers during the late summer and early fall.

August 24, 2015

As harvest approaches, propane is a key ingredient for anyone using a high-temperature system to dry corn. A case study conducted by Mark Hanna, agricultural and biosystems engineering specialist for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, can help farmers as they plan for harvest and winter storage.

August 21, 2015

The field day will look at the impacts and findings from the past 25 years of research at the Drainage Research and Demonstration Project site, current research results, and their relationship to the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Half a million visitors had the opportunity to visit "Camp Cy - a Statewide Adventure" during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 13-23. They could engage with camp staff about Iowa State University and the ways extension and outreach works in every Iowa county.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

August 18, 2015 02:49 PM

Only one acre is planted, with nearly 1,000 plants, but it required a lot of work and a team of horticulturists to accomplish the new...

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