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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Shelby County

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November 26 - 27, Thanksgiving

December 24 - 25 Christmas

January 1, 2016 New Years Day

January 18, 2016 Martin Luther King Jr. Day

2016 SHELBY COUNTY FAIR - July 10, 12-17


December "Words on Wellness"                                                                          
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2015 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey


County News

November 25, 2015

The status of weed control across the state and the most effective herbicides for tackling weeds are outlined in a recently released Iowa State University Extension and Outreach publication.

November 13, 2015

As the temperatures start to drop, some gardeners wonder how to prepare their garden and plants for the winter months. All plants need attention going into winter and there are many methods to provide winter protection. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach give tips and suggestions on how to prepare the garden for an Iowa winter.

November 2, 2015

A recent ISU Extension and Outreach publication, “Farm financial management: 16 ways to stretch cash flow,” details the actions that farmers can take to improve their liquidity when times get tough.

October 23, 2015

New online options make training and fee payment easier than ever for more than 4,500 certified Iowa manure applicators.

September 21, 2015

During harvest time the Iowa Farm Safety Council strives to increase knowledge about agricultural hazards and dangers and to encourage Iowans to make better safety and health decisions.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Through nutrition education programs from ISU Extension and Outreach, Iowa families learn how to budget their food dollars, save time and money by planning meals, and make wise food choices to stay healthy.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 30, 2015 02:31 PM

A news conference will be held at 10 a.m. on Dec. 14 to announce the results of the 2015 Iowa Land Value Survey conducted by the Center...

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