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County News

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 24, 2015

Over the past several years, NICC and the Northeast Iowa Dairy Foundation have installed a variety of conservation practices including bioswale, conservation plantings, shelterbelts, native trees, butterfly garden, storm water wetlands, grassed waterways, sediment basin, cover crops, infiltration trench, enhanced rain garden, permeable pavers and sediment basin. View these practices in person at a Conservation Tour on July 22.

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 9, 2015

Plan now to join the 4-H County Council for 2015-2016!

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.

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June 29, 2015 11:59 AM

Recent weather conditions may have pond owners battling an abundance of aquatic plants. While the plants are a necessary and beneficial...

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