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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 online 3 Day History of soil temperatures in your area  http://extension.agron.iastate.edu/NPKnowledge

County News

January 18, 2016

A farm just outside Gilmore City is home to Iowa State University’s Agriculture Drainage Research and Demonstration Site, a facility that has been working to further Iowa State University’s water conservation efforts since 1990.

January 11, 2016

Winter has officially arrived in Iowa, and with it comes snow. How will it affect landscapes? Are there steps that can be taken to alleviate winter’s effects? 

January 11, 2016

Eat better. Exercise more. Get organized. Learn something new. It’s that time of year when adults make resolutions to help them reach their goals. It’s also a good time for parents to help their children build goal-setting skills, say the Science of Parenting bloggers from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

January 11, 2016

The inaugural Iowa Small Farms Conference is scheduled for Feb.13 in Ames, Iowa. Keynote speaker Daniel Salatin of Polyface Farms will be featured along with a wide variety of educational options, a trade show, lunch and giveaways.

January 11, 2016

The 31st annual Iowa Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association conference will be held Jan. 28-29 in Ankeny, Iowa.

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