County News

June 8, 2015

The nematode is widely considered to be the most damaging pathogen of soybeans in Iowa. 

June 4, 2015

The regular monthly Iowa Learning Farms webinar for June will be Wednesday, June 17, at 1 p.m. This month’s guest speaker is Sarah Carlson, who will talk about the latest work on cover crops.

June 2, 2015

ISU Extension offers multiple dairy open house opportunities across state

June 2, 2015

Last week, (May 19-22, 2015), some wireworm activity was noted in south-central Iowa. 

June 2, 2015

Iowa Learning Farms, along with the STRIPS project and the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group, will host a field day Tuesday, June 16, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research and Demonstration Farm, rural Chariton.

June 2, 2015

A new grazing education and networking program intended for young and beginning graziers will be offered this summer and fall by the Iowa Beef Center at Iowa State University. 

June 2, 2015

Teen Line and Online Chat Give Iowa Teens a Safe Place to Get Their Questions Answered

May 29, 2015

ISU Extension and Outreach Offers “Preserve the Taste of Summer” Online Classes and Hands-on Workshops

May 29, 2015

“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. In 2014 youth came to the Iowa State University campus for this culinary challenge.

May 29, 2015

Follow these tips from horticulturists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach to maintain a colorful, attractive iris planting.

May 27, 2015

Iowa youth will be preparing and tasting ethnic cuisines during the healthy living track of the state 4-H “And My World” camping experience June 21-25 at the Iowa 4-H Center.

May 26, 2015

Fungi guides often rely on details that may be easily overlooked in the field or require microscope observations.  But don’t let these challenges stop you from trying to identify that mushroom.

May 22, 2015

Seeking an innovative, energetic professional for a newly created position located in Warren County, Iowa. 

May 21, 2015

Rhubarb is a popular part of many Iowa gardens. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists discuss rhubarb flowering and stalk condition and offer harvesting tips.

May 21, 2015

Nitrogen fertilizer used efficiently on corn can improve yields while protecting water quality

May 15, 2015

Bulls are the most costly animals on a cow-calf operation and provide the majority of genetic improvement for the cow herd.

May 15, 2015

 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach food safety specialists need help in acquiring samples of aronia berry jam and jelly for an upcoming ISU Extension and Outreach research project. 

May 15, 2015

Gardening in the shade is cool and calming. When the right palette of plants is used, it can be successful as well. Hostas aren't the only perennials that thrive in shady conditions.

May 8, 2015

A second year of declining rates for renting land in Iowa

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