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2014 ANNUAL REPORT

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Shelby County

 

Look to Shelby County Extension & Outreach and Iowa State University when you have decisions that affect your life.

Office Closed Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day

2016 SHELBY COUNTY FAIR - July 10, 12-18 

 

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May "Words on Wellness"

May 4-H Newsletter                                                                   2016 SUMMER DAY CAMPS
 
March Ag & Hort Update                                                                
                                                                                                               
 
 
 
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2016 Cash Rent Survey                                     2016 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey
 
   
 
                                                                                               

County News

May 17, 2016

With spring’s arrival, fruit trees are blooming across home landscapes, as their owners hope for a tasty harvest. However, pests that afflict them can throw a wrench into those plans.

May 13, 2016

Planting flowers to improve a home landscape is an excellent first step. But what happens when they don’t bloom properly – or at all? How can these problems be remedied?

May 10, 2016
Cash Rental Rates for Iowa Survey shows falling rental prices across the state.

For the third consecutive year rental rates for Iowa farmland declined, according to results from the 2016 Cash Rental Rates for Iowa Survey conducted by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

April 29, 2016

Michael Witt joins ISU Extension and Outreach as a field agronomist serving western Iowa.

April 29, 2016

Native plants can give home landscapes a unique, varied look when paired with the current flora and fauna that already dot landscapes across Iowa. Which are best for specific landscapes and gardens, and how should they be treated for best results?


 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

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 26, 2016 02:13 PM

Field days provide opportunity for gardeners to learn about year’s garden themes - donating produce to food banks and planting for...

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