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October 13, 2015

The 15th Annual Iowa Organic Conference will be held Nov. 22-23 on the University of Iowa campus in Iowa City, as a joint effort between Iowa State University and the UI Office of Sustainability. Producers and experts from across the country will share tips for transitioning into organic production and methods to enhance organic operations.

October 8, 2015

The Iowa Pork Industry Center and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach are teaming up to provide training for pork producers and others who need certification in the Pork Quality Assurance Plus©(PQA Plus©) program. One certification session has been set for Oct. 22nd in Washington County.

October 6, 2015

Washington County Extension will host an Aquatic, Forest, and Right-of-Way Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2015. The session takes place from 9 to 11:30 a.m. The registration fee is $35 on or before Oct. 14 and $45 after Oct. 14.

October 6, 2015

Join your friends and neighbors for a free program on how to eat healthy at the Wellman-Scofield Library.  The program will be held Saturday, October 17, from 10:00 – 11:00 am.   Click here for flyer.

October 5, 2015

Attached is the October Words on Wellness (WOW) newsletter, which highlights how to save money and eat well, a receipe for sweet potato fries, food safety considerations related to leftovers, and how to walk your way to fitness.

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Extension council members are elected officials and are responsible for being good stewards of taxpayer dollars. They manage the county extension budget, hire county staff and help select educational programming from ISU Extension and Outreach.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

October 13, 2015 01:10 PM

A new publication on emerald ash borer management is now available from the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Store. Finding...

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