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County News

December 23, 2013

Looking for information on where to test or how to re-certify? We have all the information you need and our quick links make it as easy as 1, 2, 3!   Registration forms can be found at  www.extension.iastate.edu/pme 

Cash Rental Rates and Farmland Values
December 20, 2014

Get current cash rental rates, farmland values surveys along with recorded videos and webcasts.

December 15, 2014

The Adventure Learning Center will host 4-H Portable Challenge Trainings in January and March 2015.

December 10, 2014

Polk County 4-H & American Patchwork & Quilting are joining forces
to host a One Million Pillowcase Challenge. 4-H members, families & those not in 4-H are en-couraged to attend this free event! Every attendee will sew a pillowcase; all
materials are provided. Each pillowcase is donated to a local charity.

November 25, 2014

Do you have poultry or do you have an interest in poultry? Would you like to learn more about the project area and what it all requires well here is your chance. The poultry superintendents will be hosting a workshop. Attending this workshop will fulfill your FSQA requirement for 2015.


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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

December 5, 2014 04:43 PM

The Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference is set for Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Bridge View Center in Ottumwa.

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