County News

financial instruction
November 5, 2020

Equip yourself and others to become financially empowered

November 5, 2020

December 7-11
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm each day
Cost - $20 for the entire series

November 5, 2020

Sprayer cleanout to minimize tank contamination will be the featured topic at the 2020 Ag Chemical Dealer Update meetings sponsored by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.These meetings will also feature a short crop disease and insect update covering topics like Sudden Death Syndrome in soybean, tar spot in corn and corn rootworm. 

July 22, 2020

Focus is on improving communication to benefit all parties involved in leasing arrangements

May 19, 2020

To help Iowans safely preserve foods, ISU Extension and Outreach is hosting a virtual Food Preservation 101 course. Food Preservation 101 is a general overview that highlights the key information Iowans need to know to get started preserving food at home.

you are not alone
May 5, 2020

“During this era of social distancing, it is important that no one should ever feel alone. Social isolation has a host of negative implications, so we need to set up forms of non-physical interaction for visits and social connections,”

large garden
May 5, 2020

Here are some resources to help Iowans produce more of their own food

small business
April 17, 2020

The Iowa Small Business Relief Fund aims to target small businesses with one to seven employees. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach and other organizations are joining to uplift the small business community throughout the entire state by starting the fund.

machine sewing a mask
April 14, 2020

Pledge your hands to larger service.

Iowa 4-H has a goal of making 10,000 masks across the state and you can take part! Cedar County is in need locally and you can be part of the solution. The time is NOW and we need YOU!

April 9, 2020

 Farming can be stressful in the best of times. Financial worries, unpredictable weather, unpredictable commodity prices, plant pests, livestock diseases and isolation all contribute to farmers’ anxiety. And now Iowa’s rural communities and families are coping with the unpredictability and imposed isolation produced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 7, 2020

 It’s a scary time for Iowans who are suddenly out of work and struggling to pay their bills.

April 7, 2020

Best practices while grocery shopping during the COVID-19 pandemic is a hot topic in the media, note food safety and nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Angela Shaw, Anirudh Naig and Shannon Coleman want Iowans to know some key considerations to safely shop for groceries and stay well.

March 30, 2020

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has waived the deadline for pesticide applicators to meet recertification requirements, following a proclamation by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds March 22.

March 30, 2020

Sometimes too much of a good thing can be stressful. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, couples and families may be facing a surplus of time together. Adults may be forced to work from home or be on leave and children may not be able to attend school or go to childcare. So, what can couples do to manage all of this togetherness?

November 5, 2019

Learn more about agrononomy and related agricultural topics through distance-learning - FREE 6 monthly sessions 6:00PM-7:30PM

beef calculator
September 25, 2019

As beef cattle producers turn their attention to weaning, the Iowa Beef Center encourages producers to consider using its 205-day weight calculator. 

wendy and debbie
September 18, 2019

The clover has had an impact on all aspects of my life, both personally and professionally. 4-H has shaped who I am and sparked passion as a professional.

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