Pocahontas County

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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.

2015 Pocahontas County Fair Fairbook, click HERE
Fair Entry, click Here
Fair Entry Instuctions, click HERE
 
Expertise Directory
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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), click HERE
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County News

July 1, 2015

The summer months are the perfect time to enjoy homegrown fruits. With varying weather and temperature, maintaining a healthy fruit plant can sometimes be a struggle. Here are some tips from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on how to properly maintain fruit plants in the summer months to ensure a high fruit production, with help from ISU Extension horticulturists.

June 30, 2015

Gary Taylor has been named interim director for the Community and Economic Development program of Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. He will begin the position Sept. 3.

June 29, 2015

Pocahontas County Master Gardeners gathered at Elbert Park to plant a Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry Tree in memory of Deb Lundt.

June 26, 2015

Have you considered Government Contracting for potential sales prospects or currently selling your products/services to federal, state or local governments? Are you unsure whether it is a market that you can/should expend resources for and pursue? Have you heard differing stories on how to best do business with the Government?

This presentation is perfect for companies (small or large) that have considered or already selling their products/services to the Government and either are unsure of the next steps, or are just not ready to commit to this market.

June 25, 2015

According to the latest Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll, the majority of farmers are aware of and support Iowa’s Nutrient Reduction Strategy, a science and technology-based approach used to assess and reduce nutrients delivered to Iowa waterways, the Mississippi River and the Gulf of Mexico.

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

June 10, 2015 03:19 PM

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the STRIPS project and the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group, will host a field day on Tuesday, June 23,...

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