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January 26, 2021

Check out the June/July 4-H Newsletter for upcoming events and information!

July 1, 2021

Most of Northwest Iowa is under moderate or severe drought that is beginning to take a toll on pasture carrying capacity, according to Beth Doran, beef specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. Doran reminds producers that changes in management can help extend pasture forage.

June 15, 2021

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Annual Farmland Leasing Meetings for agriculture property owners, tenants, ag business representatives and lenders will be held at 11 different locations throughout early August. Each workshop will focus on current farmland value and lease rate trends, methods for determining fair ag rents for 2022 and farmland lease communication and legalities, including how to write and terminate a lease.

June 14, 2021

Growing older is the greatest risk factor for acquiring Parkinson's disease and many people live with symptoms for several years before being diagnosed. To learn about Parkinson's disease, its effects and possible treatments, register now to participate in "A Journey through Parkinson's Disease," an online educational series from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach. 

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