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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach: Poweshiek County

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County News

April 15, 2016

“A Place of Your Own” The American Dream is to own a home. Purchasing a home is probably the biggest purchase you'll ever make. It's an exciting experience and not a simple task

March 1, 2016

Older Iowans have access to online videos on nutrition, physical activity and food safety on the Mid Life and Beyond web site.

August 26, 2015

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August 20, 2015

Find the typical cash rental rates for Poweshiek County. 

June 24, 2015

DES MOINES – A new detection of an invasive pest has been positively identified after a larva sample was collected from a city-owned tree in Grinnell on June 16, 2015. This brings the total of confirmed infested counties to 25 since emerald ash borer was first discovered in Iowa in 2010. This small, metallic-green beetle native to Asia kills ash tree species.

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People from 14 states contributed handmade squares to “yarn bomb” an Ames building. ISU Extension and Outreach specialist Jennifer Drinkwater explains the result: Intertwine, public art that engages Iowans.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 25, 2016 04:03 PM

The sycamore tree is one of Iowa’s largest trees, found mainly in the eastern and southern parts of the state. It’s a great...

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