County News

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.

June 2, 2015

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has announced an order to cancel all live bird exhibitions at county fairs, the Iowa State Fair, and other gatherings of birds due to avian influenza.

November 3, 2014

The 2016 Wayne County Fair dates have been set for July 26 - August 1, 2015

July 24, 2014

Buying and selling locally produced food revitalizes rural communities and neighborhoods by creating and keeping jobs and money in the community. This video from the Leopold Center for Sustainable Agriculture and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach explains some of those advantages.

stormrecoveryguide
June 5, 2014

The forces of nature – wind, water, earthquake, and extremes of temperature – can leave behind debris – strewn areas, contaminated water, spoiled food, displaced wildlife and conditions which, if not treated properly, may lead to health problems.  In the attached publication you’ll find information to help you avoid and recover from some of the hazards created by wind and water; severe winter weather is covered in a separate publication.  Remember to take care of yourself and your family first, and then deal with the things you may have lost to the disaster.


 

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