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

September 14, 2015

On Friday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., the Iowa State University community will get to experience and learn about locally grown food at the Local Food Festival: An Adventure in Eating on the ISU campus in Ames.

September 10, 2015

Growing switchgrass and miscanthus for bioenergy production and bioproduct markets research will be featured at the Bioenergy Field Tour on Sept. 21, 5:30 p.m.

September 10, 2015

“Don’t limit your challenges. Challenge your limits.” That’s one of the ways more than 600 Iowa teenagers describe their vision for the future of the 4-H Youth Development program in Iowa.

September 10, 2015

During National Farm Safety and Health Week, Sept. 20-26, agriculture engineering experts at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach suggest farmers plan ahead for hazardous situations that may occur in confined spaces.

September 10, 2015

The C6 BioFarm game suite for iPad became available for free download Sept. 9, 2015. The application, designed by a team of Iowa State students, will teach middle and high school students about agricultural production, bioenergy, STEM careers, and more.

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Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 2, 2015 12:33 PM

Iowa Master Gardener trainees will meet Iowa State faculty, staff and students when they come to the Iowa State campus for educational...

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