Shelby County

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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 HOURS:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

2017 SHELBY COUNTY FAIR / JULY 9, 11 - 17

VIEW THE 2017 FAIR BOOK HERE!

 

BEGINNING GARDENING SERIES  

      Begins Thursday, May 11th.  Learn from Master Gardeners about what, when, where and how to plant.

Summer Day Camp Schedule

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2017 Cash Rent Survey                                     2017 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey

 

2016 Farmland Values

 

                                                                                               

County News

May 12, 2017

Iowans have new tools to help them eat healthy and stick to a tight budget. “Spend Smart. Eat Smart.” from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers a redesigned website and new companion mobile app for use at the grocery store.

April 20, 2017

Iowans who want to protect their ash trees have options for a brief time this spring. However, the options apply only to valuable and healthy ash trees within 15 miles of a known infestation of emerald ash borer.

April 4, 2017

Educators today are more aware of bullying as a problem and have measures in place to help prevent and deal with it. But no matter how good these measures are, parents and other adults can teach children useful strategies to help them cope with bullying behavior, says Barbara Dunn Swanson with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

March 29, 2017
The 2017 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey provides rates for custom work in the following categories: tillage, planting, drilling, seeding, fertilizer application, harvesting, drying and hauling grain, harvesting forages, complete custom farming, labor and both bin and machine rental.
March 20, 2017

Several themed 4-H summer camps for youth grades 4-12 will give youth the opportunity to meet other students from around the state who share their interests, while experiencing a high quality educational program.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

May 25, 2017 03:10 PM

Farmers and their consultants can learn how to improve both farm profits and water quality at a series of field days hosted by Iowa...

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