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Emerald Ash Borer

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Office will be closed for Holiday on the following days:
 November 26 and 27, December 24 and 25, January 1

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

September 1, 2015

Tama County ISU Extension and Outreach announces the hiring of Kellie Carolan as the county’s Executive Director beginning on September 1, 2015.  Kellie is a graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science.

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.

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.


Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 12, 2015 01:54 PM

Two new publications on turf care are now available from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store: Preventing Compaction...

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