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County News

January 23, 2016

Commercial manure applicators and confinement site manure applicators who primarily handle, haul or land apply dry or solid manure should plan to attend the dry manure applicator certification workshop scheduled at the Washington County Extension Office on February 9 at 1:00 pm. 

January 22, 2016

The contrast between the beginning of 2015 and the beginning of 2016 is stark in the beef cattle markets. Many cow-calf operations that expanded through the purchase of record high-priced replacement heifers in 2014 and 2015 are now scrambling to pay for those females with low calf prices.  

January 12, 2016

Are there people in your community struggling to manage their finances and need help stretching already scarce resources? Learn how to coach others to define their financial goals, use credit wisely, manage debt effectively, and access additional community resources.  Click here for brochure.

This financial management course is designed for service providers, volunteers, clergy members or anyone interested in helping others improve their financial situations.

January 10, 2016

Here is the February 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.

January 10, 2016

Attached is the February Words on Wellness (WOW) newsletter, which highlights a popular food trend for 2016, avocado oil, as well as a recipe for homemade salad dressing.  The newsletter also discusses a new app to check health inspection reports, HD scores, and functional fitness movements.

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