Pocahontas County

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County News

July 28, 2015

On Tuesday, July 28th, ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County partnered with Peterson Farms to hold a Crop Management Workshop.

July 20, 2015

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach’s Flavors of Northwest Iowa program invites you to experience “farm to fork” by exploring locally grown culinary sensations from Buena Vista County at the Farm to Fork Culinary Tour on Saturday, August 1 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

July 13, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County have partnered with Peterson Farms to hold a Crop Management Workshop on Tuesday, July 28, 2015 from 9:30-11:00am at Peterson Farms test plot located 2 miles north of Hwy 10 on the east side of the road. Learn the following and more for FREE, how to check for Northern Corn Leaf Blight, Fungicides for Northern Corn Leaf Blight, Soybean aphid update, how to check for damage from corn rootworn, and corn and soybean development update.

There is no fee, but registration is required. Registration deadline is Thursday, July 27th.
To register, contact Holly Frerk, County Program Coordinator at 712-335-3103 or email hfrerk@iastate.edu.

July 10, 2015

Don't miss the 2015 Farmland Leasing and Land Value Meeting on Thursday, July 30 in Laurens! Registration information inside.

July 8, 2015

Not all parents feel confident having “the talk” with their children — when the topic is science, technology, engineering and math. However, it’s an ongoing conversation parents and kids need to have, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from ISU Extension and Outreach.

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