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County News

July 7, 2015

Iowans can learn how to “Preserve the Taste of Summer” during online lessons and hands-on workshops from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. “Preserve the Taste of Summer” provides the most current USDA-approved food preservation recommendations, said Jill Weber, a human sciences specialist in nutrition and wellness with ISU Extension and Outreach.

July 2, 2015

A research project by FFI and ISU Extension investigated the effectiveness of a cycle menu featuring Iowa-grown foods to increase local food purchases by schools. By the end of the project, local food purchases by four school districts increased 158 percent in two years.

June 18, 2015

It is often assumed that starting a food hub is a capital intensive process requiring large investments in infrastructure, transportation, logistics and personnel at the outset. A new publication produced by the Leopold Center, ISU Extension and Outreach and the Iowa Food Hub, describes how emerging food hubs can grow successfully under money constraints if cash flow is managed strategically.

June 5, 2015

Livestock producers with an interest in beginning or transitioning grazing practices can sharpen their skills by attending Greenhorn Grazing workshops offered by Iowa State University Extension. The Greenhorn Grazing short course consists of five different modules taught over the grazing season.

May 21, 2015

It's a great day to plant a tree!  Jacob Zobeck offers Master Gardener, Jim Lage, a handshake after they finish potting their tree together.

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July 22, 2015 08:42 AM

The second session in a new three-part series for young and beginning graziers in southern Iowa is set for Aug. 6. The event will...

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