County News

Power of Produce
June 18, 2019

Power of Produce is a free Farmers Market based program for children ages 4 - 8 years old

Mowing too close
June 18, 2019

Lawn mowing is the most time consuming practice related to lawn care - news you need to maintain a healthy lawn

Summer 2019 Programs and Services
June 12, 2019

Our Quarterly Newsletter contains information on Agriculture, Communities, Families, Horticulture, and 4-H & Youth programs!

Field Day
June 12, 2019

Hands-on event will take place June 25 near McCallsburg on Tuesday, June 25, from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.

June 11, 2019

Opening a farm to visitors carries certain risks, but operators can be proactive.

Mulch Landscape
June 11, 2019

How deep should the mulch layer be around trees and shrubs?

Honey Bee Hive
June 10, 2019

Beekeepers and those interested in healthy hives can learn from apiary experts on June 15

June 7, 2019
Visitors will get a first-person look at life on a dairy farm and can also taste some dairy products
Master Gardener Postcard
June 7, 2019
Participants will gain insight into pollinators, vegetables and flowers, and urban ecology
Summer Day Camp
June 6, 2019

For grades completed K-3   

2019 Summer Day Camps available

Grass in lawn
June 5, 2019

The overall appearance of a lawn is directly related to the maintenance provided

Flooded Farm Field
June 3, 2019

Mark Your Calendar!   Tuesday, June 4 at Dows Community Center

Join ISU Extension and Outreach for a meeting on Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Dows Community Center from 9:30 to noon

Field Day
May 30, 2019
Iowa State University’s Northeast Research and Demonstration Farm will feature a variety of topics hot on producers’ minds on June 26, 2019
Creeping Charlie
May 29, 2019

Ground ivy is known by a variety of names, including Creeping Charlie, Creeping Jenny, and Ground-Over the-Gill.

Morel Mushrooms
May 29, 2019

Given the recent weather conditions there are several points to remember when hunting mushrooms

Rose Leaf Damage
May 24, 2019

Sawfly larvae look like caterpillars and feed on leaves like caterpillars, but sawflies are wasps.

Farmers shaking hands
May 23, 2019
Rental rates have adjusted to the softening ag market, but corn and soybean prices dropped more
Spring Storm
May 22, 2019
Information addressed during free webinar includes planting options and crop insurance policies and considerations on May 24, 2019.
Women, Land and Legacy
May 21, 2019

Mark your calendars to attend on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at the 4-H Learning Center

May 21, 2019

Spring is here and a few things done now will help your lawn deliver the appeal and durability that you expect during the summer

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