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January 9, 2015

New Category 6, Right-of-Way exams will be used at all IDALS testing locations beginning Monday, February 9. If you don't have this NEW study guide, stop by our office to purchase one. We are located at 1625 Adventureland Drive, Suite A, Altoona, IA  50009. Telephone 515.957.5760. 

January 9, 2015

Spring 2015 recertifiation classes include CommercialAg Weed, Ornamental and Turfgrass and Certified Handlers. See our calandar link along the sidebar for more information. Additional classes will be held in the fall of 2015. Please remember to pre-register.  Registration forms can be found at  https://www.extension.iastate.edu/psep/ComAp

March 2, 2015

Thing spring! Now is the time to start your seedlings to prepare for the outdoor growing season.

March 2, 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.


 

Government Farm Programs
February 17, 2015

Learn more about the new government farm program and how it impacts you.

 

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ISU Extension and Outreach has organized these groups of young Iowans so they can connect with each other to be successful in agriculture.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

February 6, 2015 02:35 PM

Manure applicator certification workshops for dry/solid manure operators will be held in February. These workshops meet manure...

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