Taylor County

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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!

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 2015 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 10, 2015

Perennials are beautiful plants that live three or more years, die in the ground each fall and return in the spring. Horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach identify different types of perennials and planting sites where perennials can grow successfully.

July 9, 2015

Emerald ash borer has been confirmed in Fort Madison, bringing the number of confirmed counties in Iowa to 26. This makes Lee County the latest victim of EAB, a highly destructive insect of ash trees.

July 9, 2015

The Wills Family Orchard is hosting an evening field day to showcase research projects related to establishing high-density orchards.

July 9, 2015

Mahdi Al-Kaisi will discuss the concept of soil health, its basic principles, factors for healthy soil and management choices that affect soil health during the regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar July 22.

July 9, 2015

Agricultural drainage water management and drainage water quality are the topics of a series of webinars recently developed by a team of extension specialists from several Upper Midwest universities. The first webinar of the series July 22 features Wright County farmer Tim Smith.

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August 24, 2015 11:51 AM

Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms will hold their annual Demonstration Home Garden tours and local food tastings...

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