County News

bowl of pasta salad
May 28, 2020

This month's issue of "News You Can Use" Is focused on cooking with pasta.  

May 28, 2020
  • Men's Health Month
  • Frozen Pudding Sandwhiches Recipe
  • Keep Active While Social Distancing
  • Nutrition Updates
  • How to Know if a Recipe is Safe
Woman at computer going over finances.
May 27, 2020

ISU Extension is partnering with ICCC to offer this free on-line workshop on Jun 11 from 4-5 p.m.

Person wearing gloves  and holding a container of pesticide.
May 27, 2020

New information for testing from IDALS.

May 27, 2020

May 26, 2020 / Volume. 7, Issue 8

  • Commercial Pesticide Applicator Testing
  • Sidedressing Liquid Potassium
  • Pesticide Labels
  • Precipitation and Growing Degree Day Units since April 1
  • Upcoming Events
  • Links to Additional Resources
Mother and child preparing a meal in the kitchen.
May 27, 2020

Nutrition and wellness specialists with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach provide quickinar videos for 'Healthy and Homemade' meals while saving money and time in the kitchen.

Cook Now, Enjoy Later

Healthy Choices: Aisle by Aisle

Slow Cooker Meals

Veg Out!

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May 19, 2020

Register for ServSafe®Food Safety Certification Class to be held July 28 in Humboldt.

May 14, 2020

This survey shows typical cash rental rates by county for corn and soybean tillable acres, as well as for land devoted to hay, oats, and pasture at the crop reporting district level.  A link to the document that can be downloaded is listed under Popular Publications at the bottom of our home page.

May 8, 2020
  • Planting Progress
  • Time to Scout Crops
  • When is Cold Too Cold?
  • Improving Farm Profitability with Precision Conservation
  • And More
Home grown vegetables
May 7, 2020

A new series of information, videos, and resources to grow, prepare and preserve your own food.  Similar to Victory Gardens during the World Wars, gardening and growing your own food is an activity for people of all ages and skill levels! Reconnect with nature to grow and prepare your own food with the Sow, Grow, Eat, and Keep series.

May 6, 2020

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has formed a Resource Coordination Center (RCC) to support Iowa livestock producers affected by the COVID-19 supply chain

Main street buildings
May 6, 2020

COVID-19 has had a significant impact on businesses from large to small, and there are many questions surrounding what business owners and entrepreneurs
should do as the state prepares to re-open.


May 6, 2020

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announce a new “Pass the Pork”
program to connect Iowa pig farmers with food insecure Iowans.

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May 6, 2020

Meat isn't the only food that provides protein.  Read the latest News You Can Use newsletter for other options to add protein to your meals, recipes and more!

May 6, 2020

WOW May Newsletter brings you tips on improving strength, your diet and inflammation, and a healthy recipe for fruit salad!

April 21, 2020

If you were not able to attend the live webinar on April 17 a recorded version is available. 

April 21, 2020

Find out more about the role ANR Extension and Outreach plays in providing research-based information and resources to educate Iowa's farmers, producers and agribusinesses.

Field Sprayer
April 21, 2020

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship continues to update its pesticide applicator requirements amid ongoing issues with the COVID-19 pandemic.

New Online System for Pesticide Licenses and Certification

Graphic of person surrounded by question marks.
April 21, 2020

Many Iowans have experienced a sudden income drop, yet the bills keep coming. In these uncertain times, it is important to make decisions based on trustworthy information and to take action sooner rather than later. 

People with gloves on handling pizzas.
April 21, 2020

Free Food Handler and COVID-19 training online and for download throughout April. The training is intended for delivery and carry-out operations, but useful information for all.

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