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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Taylor County

ISU Extension and Outreach is part of Iowa State University.  We take the university's research and turn it into learning opportunities for Iowans. We are people advancing people!

** Advance Tickets for Taylor County Fair now          available at the Extension Office

June Upcoming Events

June 14                            9am-3pm  Kids in the Kitchen Day Camp @ the Lenox Catholic Church
June 16                            Deadline for Taylor County Fair Queen Registrations
June 21                            8:30-3:30pm Write Up Workshop *strengthen your exhibit write ups (come & go)
June 22                            10:30am-3pm  Engineering is Elementary @ Bibbons Park in Bedford
June 25                            Fashion Revue/Clothig Selection Evaluation & Communication Event @ Taylor Co. Extension Office
June 28                            **All 4-H livestock entries due to the Taylor County Extension Office
                                         9am-3pm Crime & Spy at Bibbons Park in Bedford
June 29                            Growing in the Garden at Bibbons Park in Bedford

July Upcoming Events

July 12                             8:30am-2pm 4-H Building Judging at Fairgrounds (Red Barn)
July 13-16                        Taylor County Fair
 
 
                         
       

County News

June 13, 2017

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be hosting a "Nitrogen & Water Week."  It will come to SW Iowa on June 27th at the Armstrong Research Farm in Lewis, IA.  Plan to attend and learn how to improve both farm profits and water quality.

Many Iowa farmers hire some custom machine work in their farm business, or perform custom work for others.  Others rent machinery or perform other services.  Click on 2017 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey to find up-to-date custom rate information
 
Interested in what the soil temperature is....Check out our online 3 Day History of soil temperatures in your area  http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/NPKnowledge
 
The link below contains the latest land values for the state of Iowa!
http://www.extension.iastate.edu/article/farmland-values-show-historic-third-year-decline

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Managing Weeds, Insects and Diseases

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is helping Iowa farmers manage weeds, insects and diseases in their fields. Pest management is key to high yields and quality grain.    

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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

June 7, 2017 11:17 AM

A pair of educators stepped in to fill a void caused by a lack of agriculture education in northwest Iowa – and the results have...

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