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Local Highlights

November 16, 2020

Get registered now for this virtual lives series to hear from five ISUEO economists. The series will take an in-depth look into the outlook for agriculture in 2021 as producers, ag lenders, and suppliers start planning for next year.

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November 11, 2020

Free and confidential financial advice is available to producers through the Farm Financial Planning Program with ISUEO farm specialists that are experienced and skilled in the areas of farm budgeting and financial analysis.

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October 29, 2020

This year's conference is a virtual two-day event that features speakers ready to share leadership knowledge and skills participants can apply to succeed in farm or agribusiness careers. 

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October 19, 2020

Teach Nutrition Online & In Groups!

ISU Extension is searching for a self-starter to provide an Extension education program at Louisa County and Muscatine County!

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September 21, 2020

Attention Commercial Pesticide Applicators: The Fall 2020 schedule is available! Please remember to call the office at least a week ahead of the scheduled date to get registered for the course you need for 2020.

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

Statewide Resources

  • Entryway to crop production, soil and nutrient management, weed management, and ag weather information.

  • Grain handling, agricultural machine design, precision farming systems, soil tillage and management, and agricultural drainage.

  • Agricultural economics and business resources to help make sound management decisions for your business or farming operation.

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

  • Insecticide evaluation reports and information on specific pests of economic significance to Iowa crop production.

  • Your source for comprehensive crop production news and information from Iowa State University specialists and agronomists.

  • Iowa Learning Farms is building a Culture of Conservation, calling attention to the importance of improved water and soil quality through conservation farming practices.

  • Providing direct, unbiased comparisons of corn hybrids and soybean varieties, in a number of different environments.

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

  • Knowledge and information that improves the efficiency of traditional commodity grain markets and assists emerging markets for user-specific grains.

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

  • Information on Pesticide Applicator Training, Integrated Pest Management, and related environmental programs.

  • Information that protects and enhances the economic value of Iowa’s agriculture and horticulture, by educating growers and the general public about plant diseases and science.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Specialists have compiled a list of resources to help you prepare for and recover from natural disasters. Remember to take care of yourself and your family first; then deal with the things lost to the disaster.

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