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Local Highlights

June 17, 2022

Come see us at our new location at 506 W. Milwaukee Street, New Hampton starting June 28th!  

June 8, 2022

Wednesday June 22 Field Day to highlight Plant Protection Strategies, Soil Fertility Management, and Current Weather Trends

March 7, 2022

The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program will be offering a “Last Chance” Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for private pesticide applicators on April 13, 2022, at the Chickasaw County Extension office in New Hampton, IA. The course will fulfill 2021 recertification requirements for private pesticide applicators.

January 20, 2022

Preregister before March 2 for spring commercial pesticide applicator Continuing Instruction Course.

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January 20, 2022

Preregister before February 23 for fall commercial pesticide applicator training recertification.

Agriculture and Natural Resources has many resources to help Iowans. Get a list of them all here.

Statewide Resources

  • A multi-tiered effort to study and analyze the impact of agricultural management practices on surface and subsurface drainage, from both a water quality and quantity perspective.

  • Your source for integrated crop management resources curated by extension agronomists, entomologist and plant pathologists.

  • The Plant and Insect Diagnostic Clinic provides diagnosis of plant problems (plant diseases, insect damage, and assessment of herbicide damage) and the identification of insects and weeds from the field, garden, and home.

  • Building a culture of conservation by calling attention to the importance of water and soil quality through farming practices.

  • Comprehensive information on manure management, research and application for Iowa.

  • The Iowa Grain Quality Initiative (IGQI) is a cutting edge grain quality research and information program. The interdisciplinary project performs the "rapid response function" at ISU for the grain industry. 

  • Daily 4” soil temperatures for Iowa counties to assist with management decisions and nutrient applications.

  • Educating producers, consumers and policy makers in the research and extension activities in organic agriculture both on-farm and at Iowa State University.

  • Central location for all pesticide safety education resources including Pesticide Applicator Certification information.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources for farm business decision makers.

  • The Iowa Soil and Land Use site provides data related to the agricultural and non-agricultural uses of Iowa land to help you determine the right use for your soil.

  • Find resources on soil nutrients, nutrient management, soil sampling and testing, interpretations and recommendations.

  • During times of natural disaster, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach offers educational resources to reduce the personal impact of natural disasters, working in partnership with the local, state and federal agencies addressing the disaster. 

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