County News

Pest Control Operator
November 1, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Allamakee County office will host a Pest Control Operators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019.

Sprayer
November 1, 2019

Allamakee County will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 20, 2019.

November 1, 2019

Register before Nov. 12 for fall commercial pesticide applicator training recertification.

turfgrass
November 1, 2019

Allamakee County will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 13, 2019.

November 1, 2019

It’s hard enough to keep perennials in the ground alive during Iowa’s extreme winters. It’s much harder to over-winter potted trees, shrubs and plants. Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offer several ways to over-winter potted plants.

November 1, 2019

Since 2014, working capital loss averaged $189 per acre

Dairy Directions
November 1, 2019

The program will focus on managing forages, utilizing health strategies, improving colostrum management, implementing business practices and dealing with the challenges of managing dairy goats. All dairy goat producers are welcome.

October 30, 2019

Insects have a way of capturing children’s attention, and thanks to a new publication by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach – children and adults can both become experts at identifying and collecting some of Iowa’s many insects.

October 30, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach meeting in Northeast Iowa will address enrollment and election decisions for 2018 Farm Bill programs

October 28, 2019

The Iowa Farm Costs and Returns report compares income and cost data for 600 Iowa producers

Little Bluestem Grass.
October 21, 2019

Native and ornamental grasses are wonderful for adding multiple seasons of interest in the garden. They add instant texture and form to the garden any time of year whether grouped in clusters or planted singly as focal points.

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October 21, 2019

Agriculture Every Day is a youth curriculum that explores how agriculture impacts daily life

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October 21, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach Offers Smart Choice: Health Insurance in November

Dairy Cattle
October 16, 2019

The I-29 Moo University consortium of Extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota will host a “California Dairy Tours and World Ag Expo Trip” in the Fresno and Tulare, California areas on February 9-13, 2020. This tour is open to dairy producers and agri-business personnel. 

White tail deer
October 16, 2019

Protect trees and shrubs in the home landscape to limit damage done by wildlife during winter. Voles, rabbits and deer can cause severe damage to plants in the winter by feeding on twigs, bark, leaves and stems. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach horticulturists tell how to protect woody plants.

Chef's Hat and spoon.
October 9, 2019

Allamakee County 4-H 4-12th graders are invited to join the renewal of CHEF'S CLUB! No cooking skills required!

Grow by FarmHer.
October 9, 2019

Grow by FarmHer is a series of events to inspire, educate and empower young women in agriculture to take an active role in leading the industry.

October 3, 2019

Allamakee County graduating seniors here are scholarships that are available locally and statewide.  Check back, we will update as information comes in!

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September 26, 2019

As beef cattle producers turn their attention to weaning, the Iowa Beef Center encourages producers to consider using its 205-day weight calculator. This free spreadsheet is a tool beef producers can use in calculating Standardized 205-day weaning weights.

ISU Extension and Outreach dairy specialists Larry Tranel and Jennifer Bentley
September 20, 2019

The National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA), the national governing body that promotes the professional status of extension agents and agriculture specialists, will hold their Annual Meeting/Professional Improvement Conference in Des Moines Aug. 13-17, 2023. This will be the first time Iowa has hosted the event.

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