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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Tama County

We are your access to unbiased research based information and service through Iowa State University, helping improve the quality of life in our communities.

Welcome Zeb Gray as ISU Tama County Extension & Outreach Executive Director

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NEW! Tama County 4-H new member brochure
Farm Leasing information
Links of Interest for Farmers & Land Owners rental rates, land values, CIRAS, program builder,Ag decision maker and more.
ISU Hortline for questions on Lawn, garden, and landscapes. 515-294-3108
ISU Answerline for questions relating to home and family 1-800-262-3804

County News

July 21, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach - Tama County announces the hiring of Zeb Gray as the county’s Executive Director beginning on July 18, 2016.  Zeb received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Animal Science from Iowa State University.  This spring, he received his doctorate in Animal Science from the University of Wyoming.

July 23, 2015

Recent weather conditions may have pond owners battling an abundance of aquatic plants. While the plants are a necessary and beneficial component of a natural ecosystem, too many can cause issues for pond owners, says an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach fisheries specialist.

July 23, 2015

By dropping some common high-cost habits and trying a few cost-cutting strategies, families can make their food dollars go further. ISU Extension and Outreach helps Iowans get resources and find answers to challenges brought on by avian influenza.

Oven canning
October 3, 2013

Preserving food by canning in the oven has been a hot topic this summer.  It seems everyone is looking for a shortcut to preserve food at home.  Oven canning is NOT a safe shortcut!  Learn why.

June 6, 2011

In general, Iowans find Iowa State University Extension resources helpful. But Sometimes a human voice and an immediate response to a question or concern are needed - then Iowans turn to ISU Extension hotlines

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

The Women Managing Cattle program builds relationships and educates women in the cattle business, focusing on cost of production, marketing strategies and production systems.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

August 25, 2016 09:27 AM

Fall is an excellent time to reap the benefits of home gardens. Produce harvested from personal plots can make for a bountiful feast....

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