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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Tama County

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Education Executive Director Position Open see below

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

January 9, 2017

Cornbelt Cow-Calf Conference Saturday January 28, 2017 from 8-4pm Bridge View Center 102 Church St Ottumwa, Iowa

Come visit the over 100 exhibitor displays and exhibits! Attend educational presentations by the follwojng nationally recognized speakers. Also, make plans to join us Friday afternoon Jan 27 for the KIIC Farm Show. Call the extension office for more information 641-484-2703

January 3, 2017

Making family wellness a priority is difficult when trying to balance busy schedules, limited budgets and conflicting prorities. Come learn from Tama County Extension and Outreach specialists tips, tools and strategies that can make maintaining healthy habits easier.

December 20, 2016
Do you have a hard-to-buy-for farmer in your life? Consider a truly unique gift of education with a registration to the Driftless Region Beef Conference, set for Jan. 26-27 in Dubuque. The focus of the fifth annual conference is efficient and economic beef and forage production in Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota and Wisconsin, and features a variety of speakers. Act now to get the early registration fee of $85.
December 16, 2016

Come in out of the cold for food & games at the 2017 4-H Winter Carnival! Everyone is Welcome you do not have to be in 4-H to attend.

December 12, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach - Tama County seeks an Executive Director responsible for educational program planning & delivery, budget & facilities management and day to day supervision of staff. Coordinates programming in Agriculture and Natural Resources, Community & Economic Development, Human Sciences, & 4-H Youth Development in cooperation with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Responsible for marketing/public relations & networking with community organizations/ agencies. Reports to Tama County Extension  and Outreach Council. Bachelor's Degree required. 5 years supervisory experience or equivalent & 2 years' experience in coordinating delivery of educational services & programs or equivalent. Salary commensurate with experience. Cover letter, resume, application & 3 references required. Apply at office 203 W. High St Toledo, IA or e-mail information to upload.Tama_Co.4lzrejuy4s@u.box.com. Guaranteed consideration date  January 16, 2017. Open until filled. Application Job Description


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January 17, 2017 02:25 PM

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host its third annual Miscanthus Grower meeting on Jan. 26 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The...

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