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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 2016 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

County News

April 14, 2016

2016 Taylor County Fairbook is available on line.

April 5, 2016

New research from Iowa State University shows that farmers should use the same level of management for small grains as they do when managing corn or soybeans. By using seed counts per acre when planting, instead of a “by the bushel” rate calculation, farmers can receive both yield and financial benefits

April 5, 2016

One day of purple and an official month of recognition are simple ways to show support for Iowa’s military children and families whose sacrifices continue year round, say human sciences specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

April 5, 2016

The regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar is Wednesday, April 20 at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speakers are Wren Almitra, Women, Land & Legacy coordinator, and Tanya Meyer-Dideriksen, NRCS area easement specialist.

April 1, 2016

Practices and strategies that minimize nutrient loss and soil erosion and increase soil health can have positive impacts on water quality while maintaining and improving productivity. The 2015 Iowa Farm and Rural Life Poll found that many farmers have increased their use of key practices in recent years.

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Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

4-H county youth coordinator Caleb Carver tells how kids enjoy hands-on learning in a community garden and describes one child’s excitement about bringing home food for her family. His story shows one way ISU Extension and Outreach is building a strong Iowa.

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach News

April 26, 2016 02:14 PM

The June 17 Silage for Beef Cattle Conference will capitalize on the resurgence of silage in beef diets.

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