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February 25, 2020

Unwind and enjoy an off-farm experience with other farm couples

In response to high levels of both personal and financial farm stress, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is offering four “Farm Couple Getaways” aimed at farmers wanting to take advantage of activities to improve farm family communication, work on farm or family goal-setting, or work on farm transitioning, or who would just like a weekend away to discuss farm and family issues. The first getaway will be held Thursday and Friday, March 19-20, at the Best Western Plus Hotel in Dubuque.

February 25, 2020

Annual continuing education is required in order to keep your Private Pesticide Applicator's license current. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Fayette County will be offering one more opportunity to attend the Private Pesticide Applicator Continuing Instruction Course.

February 25, 2020

Beef cow-calf producers recognize the importance of staying informed on all aspects of their operation, and the last of a four-part webinar series from Iowa Beef Center will help them do just that. The next session is set for Tuesday, March 10, from 6 to 8 pm, and focuses on pasture renovation and forage management.

February 25, 2020

Call 563-425-3331 to register at least one week before the program.

• March 4, 9:00 am, Ornamental and Turf Applicators 3O, 3T, 3OT, 10, $35/Reshow $45
• March 11, 9:00,am, Certified Handlers Handlers, $35/Reshow $45

Call 563-425-3331 for Aerial Applicators 11, 10 (available late spring)

February 25, 2020

Women landowners, farmers and ag retailers will have the opportunity to meet this fall and winter to learn more about agronomy and related agricultural topics through distance-learning sessions of Agronomy in the Field. Agronomy in the Field for women is in its fifth year and has been offered at several locations across the state. The goals of Agronomy in the Field are to strengthen agronomic skills for women that allow for better decision-making, provide a better understanding of inputs for crop production, see and understand different conservation practices and increase confidence in communication with their spouse, farming partner, ag retailer or tenant.


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