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Private Pesticide Recertification Dates Will Be

  • Jan 11 9:30am- Gladbrook,
  • March 3 1:30pm - Tama
  • March 23 6:30pm - Traer

Testing for Private Pesticide will be Feb 8 at Tama Civic Center

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

December 9, 2016

Thank you to Richard Ruzicka and Dennis Whitsell, DVM for serving a 4 year term on the ISU Extension & Outreach Tama County Council. read more...

November 22, 2016

Join our community of beginning farmers. Our peer networks are for new farmers who want to enhance their farm business success and develop a network with other beginning farmers and farmers with a common interest.

October 27, 2016

Marketing tools such as a storage hedge, a basis contract or a minimum price contract are readily available to Iowa farmers. The key is knowing your own cost of grain ownership and learning how to separate the futures price from your local basis offered. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of these tools in cash merchandising and meeting your cash flow needs.

October 24, 2016

The ServSafe food safety training program is one of the industry's strongest educational programs. It is administered by the National Restaurant Association Educational Foundation. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering special training to help you meet the industry standards and your obligation to consumers. ServSafe is recognized by more federal, state and local health jurisdictions than any other food safety training program in the United States.

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.


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