West Pottawattamie County

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West Pottawattamie

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County News

November 20, 2014

Iowa State University Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency will be hosting Farm Bill meetings on December 2 from 9:30 to 11:30 am, then repeated again from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.  Meeting will be held at the Iowa School for the Deaf campus in the Lied Multipurpose Complex, 3501 Harry Langdon Blvd, Council Bluffs, IA.  Topics include base reallocation, updating yields, Price Loss Coverage, County Agricultural Risk Coverage, Individual Agricultural Risk Coverage, and Supplemental Coverage Option.

Anyone may attend these meetings, but pre-registration is requested 2 days in advance--there is no registration fee.  Call West Pottawattamie County Extension at 712-366-7070 to pre-register.  Meetings are held in others towns in south west Iowa, too.

November 18, 2014

West Pottawattamie County will host a Pest Control Operators Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, December 3, 2014.

November 13, 2014

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instructional Courses HAVE to be completed by December 29 to keep your license current.   If you missed the scheduled class time you HAVE to be pre-registered for the reshow.  Call 712-366-7070 for information. 

October 27, 2014

West Pottawattamie Extension and Outreach will have classes for certification on Wednesday, January 28, 2015 for persons  who applies any restricted-use pesticide for the production of an agricultural commodity on property owned or rented by the applicator or the applicator’s employer, or on the property of other agricultural producers with whom the applicator trades services.

October 21, 2014

Check out the new November 2014 WOW newsletter! This newsletter is written by Iowa State University Extension Nutrition and Health Specialists working in the field and on campus. Published monthly, it promotes a healthy lifestyle for Iowans.

Featured "At Work for Iowa" article

Rising Star interns spent last summer investigating regional food systems and addressing challenges communities face around local foods.

Iowa State University Extension & Outreach News

November 7, 2014 10:44 AM

The presenter for this month’s Iowa Learning Farms Nov. 19 webinar is Iowa State's Mary Harris. She will present information...

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