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Local Highlights

February 27, 2015

You know how good it feels when your house is clean? It feels just as good when your financial and business papers are well-organized. Join Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach Family Finance Specialist Jan Monahan as she offers guidelines and strategies for putting your financial house in order.

February 20, 2015

Master Robotics Volunteer Sue Jarvis, led a class of 10 3rd graders in the 1st Annual 3rd grade Discover Robot After School Program sponsored by Pocahontas County ISU Extension and Outreach. 

February 20, 2015

Iowa State University helped develop an app that makes it easier to meet state and federal pesticide record-keeping requirements. Extension and Outreach is working with developers to improve the app's usefulness and features.

February 20, 2015

A workshop focusing on modern drainage designs and management to maximize crop production and minimize soil nutrient loss will be held at two Northwest Iowa locations from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.

February 18, 2015

Concerned about transferring family or business assets, updating will or trust documents, powers of attorney and health care directives?  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a program to answer questions about these and other transition and estate planning topics.

Statewide Resources

  • Works to promote efficient pork production technologies in Iowa, maintain Iowa's pork industry leadership and strengthen rural development efforts.

  • Your link to Master Equine Manager, Grazing News, and information on educational opportunities throughout the year.

  • Bringing the benefits of veterinary medicine to society by promoting animal welfare and public health through the on-going education of veterinarians and the dissemination of animal health production, food safety and animal welfare information to veterinarians, livestock producers, consumers, and related clientele.

  • Research-based, peer-reviewed, practical, and affordable publications on a number of topics relative to agriculture.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

  • Enhancing Dairy Profits and Quality of Life

  • Working to develop and deliver the latest in research-based information to improve the profitability and vitality of Iowa’s beef industry.

  • To add value to the egg industry by facilitating research and learning for egg producers, processors and consumers through national and international collaboration.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  •  Information on livestock housing systems, general construction and ventilation and animal environment.

  • The Agricultural Marketing Resource Center is an electronic, national resource for producers interested in value-added agriculture. Browse commodities and products, investigate market and industry trends, study business creation and operation, read research results and locate value-added resources.

  • The Value Added Agriculture Program (VAAP) provides unbiased, science-based information to help establish or expand agricultural-related businesses in Iowa.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has to many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

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