County News

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February 26, 2018

Snouts and Tails is a newsletter developed by Swine Specialist David Stender for Northwest Iowa Swine Producers

January 31, 2018

The Field & Feedlot Newsletter is a monthly newsletter to help with all of your Crop, Livestock, and Farm Management questions and updates.  See the latest issue for important info.

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January 24, 2018

A good way to protect children is to make sure their parents have a healthy relationship.

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January 23, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers the "Dare to Excel" newsletter each month during the school year, September through May, to help parents help their children become better learners.

Prepare for Winter Weather!
January 15, 2018

Winter weather is here!! As we know, this means winter storms, blizzards, ice storms, periods of extremely cold temperatures, and dangerous wind chills. Frostbite, hypothermia, and motor vehicle accidents pose real threats to the safety of all Iowans. Being prepared at home and on the road can mean the difference between life and death.

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January 2, 2018

Private Pesticide Applicators have three choices for training dates this winter season.

December 15, 2017

Reading and talking to children, even infants and toddlers, is a good way to increase their language skills, says Dr. David Brown a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

November 30, 2017

The leading causes of agricultural fatalities are tractor overturns, runovers and collisions. The tragedy is that the majority of these are preventable with the addition of rollover protective structures, using safe tractor practices and adequate marking.

November 30, 2017

Parents naturally are concerned for their children’s safety, particularly when there is news of attempted child abductions that happen close to home.  Finding the balance between emotions and the “teachable moment” as parents talk to their children is important, an Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialist says.

November 20, 2017

Not every child is the same, and parents have many things to consider when making this decision for their children.  There are several questions they need to ask themselves.


October 28, 2017

Publications provide list of arborists, tree varieties

April 1, 2017

The 2017 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey contains information from a survey of Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers. For each operation, the average rate from the survey and the range are listed.

December 9, 2017

Iowans are invited to join the conversation on the ISU Extension and Outreach Money Tip$ Blog. The blog offers a personal touch with new posts a couple times each week from three ISU Extension and Outreach family finance specialists.

December 1, 2017

Parents with inquiring minds want to know more than just buzz words about cyberbullying, video gaming and other hot topics related to raising kids and teens. Now they can get the latest research from the Science of Parenting, a new online resource from Io

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