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Saturday, July 25, 2015 @ Iowa State Fairgrounds

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Polk County

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County News

May 21, 2015

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds

May 21, 2015

2015 Iowa 4-H Youth Conference Is June 30 through July 2

May 20, 2015

“Joyfully moving with our head and hands for our heart and health.”
1st Annual Clover Dash 5K held July 25, 2015 at the Iowa State Fairground.
All proceeds go to Polk County 4-H in Memory of Joy Niklasen, Former Polk County Youth Coordinator.

Annie's Project II
May 17, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach in central Iowa will be offering a "Women Marketing Grain" course to be held on three consecutive Thursday evenings on June 4, 11 and 18 at DMACC West in West Des Moines.

EAB Polk County May 2015
May 8, 2015

New Detections of Invasive Pest Discovered in Urbandale and West Des Moines: Polk County has been confirmed as the 22nd county in Iowa where this invasive beetle has been found. EAB kills all ash tree species and is considered to be one of the most destructive tree pests in North America.  Resources for home owners to make informed decisions about how to identify and management options are available.


 

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