County News

August 7, 2015

The Robotic Raiders, a team consisting of talented sixth and seventh grade 4-H’ers, are excited to introduce their game “Cyclone Survivor”, this year at the 2015 Iowa State Fair.  

August 7, 2015

The potato is one of the most important vegetable crops in the world and a popular plant in any home garden. However, there’s a lot to know about growing and storing potatoes properly.

August 7, 2015

ISU Extension offers farmers tools for projecting safety net payments on crops

July 25, 2015

Community art has become a way to build economy and community culture

July 25, 2015

New publications offer best practices for nutrient loss and erosion control

July 25, 2015

The garden peony is a popular, long-lived perennial that provides abundant flowers in the spring and attractive foliage throughout the growing session. If given a good site and the right care, an established peony will flower for many years.

July 25, 2015

The recent outbreak of highly pathogenic avian influenza in the upper Midwest is a reminder of the importance of good biosecurity. 

July 25, 2015

Pinkeye is diagnosed in cattle of all ages, but occurs primarily in young animals.

July 20, 2015

Program marks four years of empowering Iowa communities

July 20, 2015

A business newsletter for agriculture. 

July 17, 2015

Recent weather wreaks havoc with wet, hot hay

July 15, 2015

With continuing weather forecasts of temperatures in the mid- to upper 90s and heat index topping 100 degrees in Iowa, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell reminds beef cattle producers that properly preparing for these weather conditions is vital to maintaining herd health.

pollinators
July 13, 2015

Make your garden attractive to bees, birds and butterflies. Then focus on growing, harvesting and preserving culinary herbs.

July 10, 2015

Series tackles crop and livestock market strategies for farmers

July 10, 2015

Depending on the perennial, it might require a certain type of planting site to grow successfully.

July 9, 2015

This month’s presenter is Mahdi Al-Kaisi, Iowa State University professor in the agronomy department. He will discuss the concept of soil health, its basic principles, factors for healthy soil and management choices that affect the soil health.

July 9, 2015

The webinars will provide best management practices for improving drainage water quality and information from multiple states across the Midwest.

Gardener
July 8, 2015

The Iowa Master Gardener Program will begin this fall in Warren County.

June 24, 2015

Multi-state approach offers education and outreach for families

June 22, 2015

Adults often avoid talking about race with children, but young people notice similarities and differences among people. 

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