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County News

November 3, 2015

Various aspects of farmland drainage will be the focus of a day-long workshop Dec. 10 at the Polk County Extension office in Altoona.

October 23, 2015

Extension economists offer outlook for grain and livestock for producers and ag-business professionals

October 13, 2015

Waiting will prevent loss of fertilizer and help protect water quality

October 6, 2015

Training offers tips on high tunnel construction and operation

September 28, 2015

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be facilitating Marriage and Relationship Education: Choose and Share on Thursday, November 5 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Urbandale Outreach Center located at 10861 Douglas Ave.

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Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 28, 2015 03:41 PM

ISU Extension and Outreach will offer a Sheep Production Skill Development Workshop on Saturday, Nov. 21 in Ames.

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