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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.

 

2016 Holiday Closings

 November 24 & 25 

 December 23 & 26 

Newsletters: 

Words on Wellness
News You Can Use
4-H Newsletter
 
Ag & Hort Newsletter

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2016 Cash Rent Survey                                     2016 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey

 

Healthy Relationship Education

Friday, October 7, 2016 8:30AM-4:00PM.  Shelby County Extension & Outreach Office.  For professionals working with couples, families and children. Providing couples with health relationship skills is important.  The research is clear.  There is an amazing connection between relationship quality, postive parenting practices and healthy child outcomes. This truly reinforces the notion that a strong adult couple relationship is the foundation for a healthy family. Details and registration form
 

 
                                                                                               

County News

August 24, 2016

Palmer amaranth is an invasive weed that is native to the southwestern United States. Over the last three years, however, the weed has made its way into Iowa and has been identified in at least nine counties, most recently in Madison, Clayton, Washington and Crawford counties.

August 18, 2016

Fall is a perfect time to prepare lawns for the upcoming year with seeding, aeration and fertilization.

August 18, 2016

Farmers, agronomists and agribusiness professionals are encouraged to seek out upcoming opportunities and new resources offered by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach on corn and soybean diseases during the late growing season, including a crop disease clinic, disease guides and an opportunity to speak with experts at the 2016 Farm Progress Show.

July 29, 2016

Beneficial insects will be introduced next week at Mount Hosmer City Park in Lansing for the biocontrol of emerald ash borer. This control approach known as biological control reunites natural enemies with an invasive pest, in this case to help suppress EAB populations.

July 25, 2016

With over half of Iowa’s farmland under some form of lease agreement, leasing is a key issue for the state’s tenants and landowners. Because of this prominence, ISU Extension and Outreach has made leasing a key component to its educational efforts.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Our Story: Gardening for Food Pantries

Start with an idea: grow fresh produce for donation to food pantries. Mix together ISU Extension and Outreach nutrition education, Master Gardeners and ISU Research and Demonstration Farms. The goal: More than 10,000 pounds of food for Iowans in need.

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

September 20, 2016 12:21 PM

Families with land in 13 northern Iowa counties shared their family stories at the Iowa Land Grant Legacy celebration at the Clay County...

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