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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Webster County

This web-site is designed to help you make informative decisions that affect your family, home, community, business, or farm.  You  can rely on ISU Extension for unbiased, research-based information an education to help you make better decisions today and tomorrow.

 

 

 

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ISU Hotline Numbers-

AnswerLine                                       1-800-262-3804

Iowa Concern                                    1-800-447-1985

Teen Line                                           1-800-443-8336

Healthy Families                               1-800-369-2229

Beginning Farmer Center               1-877-232-1999

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Join Us at the 2015 Webster County Fair, July 8th - 12th

For information on the 2015 Webster County Fair: Schedules/Judging; 4-H Animals; 4-H Clothing Events; 4-H Communication Events; 4-H King and Queen Contest; 4-H Club Booth and Auditorium Assignments; 4-H Photography; 4-H Working Exhibits: 4-H Share the Fun; Open Class Shows; and useful information click on 2015 Webster County Fair.

County News

Kanawha Research Farm
May 28, 2015

Crop management, nitrogen management and crops grown for an energy source will highlight the summer field day of the Iowa State University Northern Research and Demonstration Farm.  The field day will take place June 25, at the farm’s north location. The address is 310 S. Main St., 
Kanawha, immediately south of town.

Creating Energy Efficient Healthy Homes
May 28, 2015

Creating energy efficient healthy homes brings forward concepts which can be applied to any home (in-town or on an acreage) or any occupied building space.  Advanced energy efficiency construction practices, that make homes, facilities, & buildings more efficient, affordable, comfortable, and healthy, are a distinct possibility now.  This workshop will give you a chance to evaluate energy efficiency of your occupied building/home construction today and explore the potential for the future.

May 21, 2015

Fairs, livestock auctions, swap meet and exotic sales will not include birds. The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship today 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.

May 19, 2015

Have you ever wanted to know how to preserve and cook with your own home-grown herbs?  Have you had questions about where to plant, how much sun, how much water, and fertilizer for your herbs to make them thrive?  Join Holly VanHeel, ISU Extension & Outreach Human Sciences Program Specialist and a local Master Gardener, on Thursday, July 16th, for an evening of recipes, snacks and great information!

April 30, 2015

Gardening with Children is a wonderful class for childcare providers and parents about the benefits and impacts of getting your children involved with gardening.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

“Cook This!” is part of 4-H healthy living education from ISU Extension and Outreach. Youth develop nutrition knowledge and culinary skills through hands-on activities as they taste and prepare new flavors.
 

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

May 28, 2015 09:41 AM

Bearded iris is among the most elegant, and easy to grow, flowers of spring. Follow these tips from horticulturists with Iowa State...

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