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County News

August 4, 2015

Fine-tune your manure applications, nutrient management and fertilizer need with a step-by-step approach on reading soil tests.  This soil & manure management workshop for Dairy Farmers will take place on Wednesday, August 12 at 10 a.m.

August 4, 2015

Mildred Lyons of Winneshiek County will be inducted into the 2015 Iowa 4-H Hall of Fame at the Iowa State Fair on Sunday, August 23 at 3:30 p.m.

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.

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July 16, 2015 08:39 AM

The annual fall field day of the Iowa State University McNay Memorial Research Farm southwest of Chariton will focus on grazing...

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