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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Tama County

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

Tama County Fair July 19-24, 2016

Fair Schedule

Cover Crop presentation Tama Civic Center July 14 5:30pm - 7:30pm

Emerald Ash Borer

 

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.

May 20, 2016

Steve Johnson, ISU Farm & Ag Business Management Specialist will present information and updates on many topics including cash rental rates & land value surveys, writing and terminating a farm lease and determining a fair cash rent for 2016 on Wednesday July 27 at the Traer Memorial Building in Traer. For more information or to register, contact the Tama County Extension and Outreach Office at (641)484-2703 or etgraff@iastate.edu Cost is $20 per individual or $30 per couple, payable at the door. Please pre-register by email or phone on or beforeJuly 25.

October 26, 2015
September 1, 2015

A record breaking 125 Iowa 4-H volunteers from 91 counties were inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame on Sunday, Aug. 23 at the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Inductees or their representatives were presented a certificate by the Iowa 4-H Foundation as they were introduced on stage. A reception, sponsored by donors to the Iowa 4-H Foundation, was held shortly after the Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame presentations.

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.

 

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Visitors will enjoy $70,000 of improvements to the Discovery Garden during the Iowa State Fair Aug. 11-21. It’s a prime example of how the Polk County Master Gardeners – and ISU Extension and Outreach – serve and give back to Iowans through education and engagement.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

July 28, 2016 03:07 PM

ISU Extension and Outreach fisheries specialist D. Allen Pattillo will host an Aug. 3 webinar where James Shelton, University of Georgia...

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