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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Tama County

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Plan Ahead to Avoid Heat Stress in Cattle

Emerald Ash Borer

Iowa.4honline.com 4-H families re-enroll here  starting in October

 
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 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.

February 22, 2012
WOW

Words on Wellness is your Tama County extension connection to nutrition and fitness.

June 6, 2011

Are you ready to 'Make Friends' and 'Have Fun?' Then join 4-H!

 

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Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 31, 2015 02:22 PM

Allie Lansman, a youth ambassador for the National 4-H Healthy Living Management Team, was featured on the Biggest Loser show last fall...

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