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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Taylor County

Taylor County Extension is ready to meet your needs in agriculture, forestry, horticulture, nutrition, and families. You'll be amazed at what we do. Come and visit us often!

Dealing with Flooding - 2014

Learn more about flood preparations, crops, clean up, health and safety, mold, private wells, stress management, and water conservation.

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 2014 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey to find up-to-date custom rate information
 
Interested in what the soil temperature is....Check out our on line 3 Day History of soil temperatures in your areahttp://extension.agron.iastate.edu/NPKnowledge

County News

July 15, 2014

As the price of food rises and interest in sustainable agriculture grows, consumers are finding increasing value and convenience in preserving foods. Iowa State University is working to make sure that those participating in the recent trend are staying safe. 

July 15, 2014

Forty Iowa youth officially began their new terms as State 4-H Council members on June 26 at the closing ceremonies of the annual Iowa 4-H Youth Conference.

July 15, 2014

Water Rocks! hosted its first teacher summit in June, with Iowa K-12 teachers and high school students from nine school districts congregating in Ames. The group received information about some of the greatest environmental challenges faced today as well as innovative ways to teach about them.

July 15, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and USDA Farm Service Agency are conducting a live update webinar July 21 on the farm program called Agriculture Risk Coverage (ARC) or Price Loss Coverage (PLC).

July 7, 2014

The July 15 session of the 2014 Greenhorn Grazing series in Chariton offers timely information on electric fencing technology and pasture weed and brush management, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef program specialist Joe Sellers.

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Parents learn to be better parents, kids learn to resist peer pressure and together they learn to better communicate as a family through the Strengthening Families Program for Parents and Youth 10-14 from ISU Extension and Outreach. Watch the video.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

July 16, 2014 10:53 AM

The third annual Urban-Ag Academy conference will be held in Ames from July 17 through July 19.

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