County News

June 3, 2014

Complete control of weeds in the home lawn or garden is not a practical goal for many homeowners. A more realistic approach is to minimize weed populations through various control measures. Iowa State University horticulturists provide guidance on weed control methods.

June 3, 2014

Iowa Beef Center and its grazing partners will host numerous grazing events in 2014, ranging from courses for beginning to experienced graziers to a specific series of workshops around Iowa led by Jim Gerrish, grazing consultant from Idaho and former grazing specialist at the University of Missouri.

pressure canner
April 25, 2014

Are you ready to can those fresh fruits and vegetables with Grandma's pressure canner but don't know when it was last used?

April 25, 2014

Rental rates for Iowa farmland decreased moderately in 2014 according to results from a survey carried out by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. This is the first decrease shown by the annual survey since 1999. The cash rental rates survey results are available in the ISU Extension and Outreach publication Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2014 Survey.

April 23, 2014

Consumers interested in eating local have more resources to do so with the updated directory, Iowa CSA Farms: 2014 Statewide List of Iowa CSA Farms and Organizers.

February 3, 2014

These are hay prices paid at auction in the recent past weeks. Much of the price information is obtained from USDA Hay Market News. Personal contacts of local Iowa hay auctions secured price information for these market outlets. Auctions were chosen to reflect prices across Iowa. Other nearby auctions may exist. No endorsement of the listed auctions is intended. 

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