County News

palmeramaranth
September 29, 2016

This workshop will discuss new discoveries of Palmer amaranth across the state, key traits to differentiate the common amaranth species in Iowa from Palmer amaranth, and management in both crop and non-crop areas. Handouts about Palmer amaranth identification will be provided.

September 29, 2016

This is the time of year when oversized, tall equipment such as portable grain augers and combines are moved from place to place on the farmstead, or are transported on public roads. Any time this type of equipment is moved there is a risk of contact with overhead power lines.

September 29, 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).

September 7, 2016

Want to make sure your child is eating nutritious lunches at school?  Here are some tips to keep your child healthy and happy!

July 18, 2016

ISU Extension and Outreach is conducting farmland leasing meetings in 12 different sites across Southeast Iowa during the month of August. 

water
July 18, 2016

Water is essential to live.  Your body loses water every day when you breathe, sweat, and go to the bathroom. The rate of loss increases when exposed to summer’s hot outside temperatures.  What should you do to avoid dehydration?

July 18, 2016

AMES, Iowa – Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will host the second annual Weeds Week series on herbicide resistance and weed management July 18-22. These one-day programs, tailored to farmers and retailers, will take place in five locations across Iowa: Crawfordsville, Lewis, Nashua, Sutherland and Boone.

July 18, 2016

CHARITON, Iowa – The 2016 fall field day of the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm southwest of Chariton will focus on grazing opportunities and issues, including sericea infestation, fescue pasture renovation and on-farm cereal rye research.

isusheepfarm
July 18, 2016

AMES, Iowa -- If you’ve wondered about the animals, facilities or research at either the Iowa State University beef teaching farm or sheet teaching farm, pasture walks scheduled at both locations this month offer a great opportunity for you.

waynecountyextensioncouncil
July 13, 2016

Four Wayne County residents have been appointed to the Iowa State University Extension Council Nominating Committee, Pat Swartzlander, council chairperson announced.  The committee is charged with nominating candidates for the (four) vacancies on the council before August 10, 2016.

waynecountyextensioncouncil
June 16, 2016

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and Wayne County Extension council soon will begin the process to fill four seats on the council.

March 3, 2016

Older Iowans are always looking for ways to improve their quality of life.

powerpayreducingdebt
March 3, 2016

Use your tax refund to save money! PowerPay can show you how paying your debts early will reduce your total interest cost. PowerPay© is a free tool that can help you make that happen.

March 2, 2016

The 5th and 6th graders of Wayne County are learning about many fruits and vegetables.

wordsonwellness
February 23, 2016

Healthy lifestyle changes are hard to make but with the right information and support those changes can come more easily. “Words on Wellness,” a Human Sciences Extension and Outreach newsletter from Iowa State University, has been providing Iowans with that support and useful information on staying healthy for the past six years.

March 3, 2016

Girl Talk is a series of discussions designed to facilitate communication about the future between fifth and sixth grade girls and their moms.

takecontrolofyourmoney
January 12, 2016

With the new year upon us, many folks make resolutions to improve their finances. And even those who don't make resolutions find themselves assessing their financial situations as they receive year end account statements, tax documents and holiday bills. It's a perfect time to take the on-line independent study resource, "Take Control of Your Money."

December 7, 2015

At any time in your career you can take steps to create an economically successful retirement. Retirement: Secure Your Future is an ISUEO publication series designed to help.

October 7, 2015

We have a complete list of agricultural program specialists sorted by specialty or by name.

October 7, 2015

Parents want to protect their children, but it’s challenging. Youth need skills to help them resist the peer pressure that leads to risky behaviors.  This program provides support for parents and youth.

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