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Ag Engineering and Agronomy Farm Field Day is August 28


County News

July 2, 2019

Women landowners are invited to discuss needs, benefits, constraints and other relevant issues related to farmland drainage at this two-hour workshop and lunch.

Campers canoeing on a pond at the Y Camp.
August 16, 2019

Forty-five 4th-6th grade 4-H youth and nine teen counselors from Boone, Hardin, Marshall, Polk, and Story Counties participated in the 16th annual Tri-County 4-H Camp July 31 through August 2 held at the Y Camp near Boone.

Soybeans dying near field edge.
August 13, 2019

Soybean gall midge is a new insect pest found in some Iowa soybean fields and is confirmed to be present in Dallas County.

cucumbers and squash in yellow bins
August 9, 2019

Families with limited resources are invited to come out to the donation garden and pick their own fresh vegetables to take home!

Malisa Rader, ISU Extension and Outreach Human Sciences Specialist.
July 29, 2019

The first day of school is fast approaching and many families may be facing a transition to a new school. Careful preparation for beginning at a new building or a new district can help minimize effects on children – academically, socially and emotionally, says Malisa Rader, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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