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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Pocahontas County

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Emerald Ash Borer (EAB), click HERE

2015 Pocahontas County Fair Fairbook, click HERE

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County News

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.

May 20, 2015

The Pocahontas County Extension and Outreach will be offering a babysitting clinic for 5th and 6th grade students.  The Babysitting Clinic will be held on June 16, 2015 at the Fonda Public Library from 9:00a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

 

May 20, 2015

Women, Land and Legacy (WLL) is an outreach project in Iowa that brings women that are interested in agriculture and natural resources together at the local level to converse, listen and become empowered for involvement on their landscape and in their communities.  Pocahontas and Buena Vista Counties are the newest counties to become part of this statewide effort and have chosen to work together and combine efforts.   WLL is sponsored by a partnership of USDA, state, and local agencies along with other local organizations, businesses, and local agricultural women.

May 15, 2015

The Iowa Pork Producers Association (IPPA) is partnering with the Iowa Pork Industry Center (IPIC) and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach swine field specialists to offer free training and preparation sessions aimed at helping Iowa pork producers prepare for a Common Swine Industry Audit (CSIA).

May 15, 2015

Commercial production topics and practices will be featured at the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach 2015 Fruit and Vegetable Field Day on Monday, Aug. 10 at the ISU Horticulture Research Station, near Ames.

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