County News

November 9, 2016

Here is the November NEWS. (Nutrition Education with Seniors).  This nutrition newsletter is targeted for older adults. For more information contact Rachel Wall, Nutrition and Health Specialist, at wallr@iastate.edu.

November 9, 2016

Attached is the November Words on Wellness (WOW) newsletter, which includes:  Less Waste, More Money; Recipe for Pumpkin Apple Cake; Sponge Safety and Tracking Wildlife.

Meaghan Anderson
November 1, 2016

Meaghan Anderson is an ISU Extension and Outreach agronomy specialist. Meaghan works from the Johnson County Extension Office in Iowa City and serves eastern Iowa counties including: Benton, Buchanan, Iowa, Johnson, Jones, Keokuk, Linn, Poweshiek, Tama and Washington.  Click here for Crop Update.

November 1, 2016

The November 2016 issue of the Growing Beef Newsletter from the Iowa Beef Center is available by clicking here.  In this issue:  controlling winter cow costs, testing and results from ISU Veterinary Diagnostic Lab.

October 19, 2016

Washington County Extension will reshow the Manure Applicator Programs on the first Friday of each month for those that were unable to attend a workshop. If you need to schedule a reshow at any other time, you will be charged a $10 fee per person.

October 18, 2016

Good nutrition does not have to be expensive.  Childcare providers will learn strategies to save money on their food expenses while incorporating new ideas into menu planning.  Click here for flyer.

October 13, 2016

Start to Farm: New Farmer Learning Networks are for beginning and early-career farmers looking for an edge in managing and growing their farm business.  The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team will provide an opportunity this fall and early spring to address ways to improve business practices and production techniques, and share new ideas and profitable farming methods.

October 8, 2016

Beginning Jan. 1, 2017, veterinary oversight will be required when using medically important antibiotics for treatment, prevention and control through Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD). Click here for resources.

October 7, 2016

Women landowners, farmers, conservationists and ag retailers will be meeting once again starting November 7, 2016 for the Agronomy in the Field workshops, hosted by Meaghan Anderson and Rebecca Vittetoe, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Field Agronomists.

September 23, 2016

Many people in our area are affected or will be affected by flooding.  Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has many resources available to assist those in need.

August 23, 2016

Check out the most recent Ag Newsletter to learn of upcoming meetings and for current news articles about agricultural activities in our area.  Click here for the newsletter.

May 14, 2016

The ISU Extension and Outreach Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2016 Survey is available.  This survey shows typical cash rental rates for corn and soybean acres, as well as for land devoted to hay, oats, and pasture.

May 11, 2016

Southeast Iowa Snouts and Tails Newsletter is created periodically to make you aware of issues pertinent to the swine industry as well as sharing upcoming programs which may be of value to your operation.  Click here for most recent newsletter.

planting crops
March 3, 2016

The 2016 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey is now available.  This very popular publication from ISU Extension serves as a guide for individuals who hire custom work or perform custom work within our state and includes rates for renting machinery and providing other machinery operations. Click here.

February 16, 2016

The ServSafe Food Safety Training program provides training to restaurant and foodservoce professionals.  For information on training offered by Iowa State University and Extension click here

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