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Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Lyon County

Lyon County is located in the far Northwest corner of Iowa, with many unique cooperative working relationships with bordering South Dakota, Minnesota, and Nebraska.
 
Take some time to explore our site and learn how ISU Extension and Outreach is Building a Strong Iowa.

County News

June 14, 2018

Farmers and the public are invited to attend Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach’s Annual Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day on Wednesday, July 11 at the Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Sutherland. Check-in and registration will begin at 9:00 a.m. with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. ISU Extension and Outreach specialists will present timely research and crop production information throughout the morning. 

April 24, 2018

Iowa State University will host three Power of Produce (PoP) Clubs at local farmers’ markets this summer. Youth ages 5 through 12 are encouraged to register and participate.

PoP Club is a club that meets at a farmers’ market each week. Through games and activities, PoP Club encourages youth to try new foods and eat healthy.

June 14, 2018

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has released the 2018 scheduled for its annual Farmland Leasing and Value meetings. The meetings are intended for current and prospective tenants and landlords, and are held across the state. Each meeting will cover: farmland ownership and tenue in Iowa; cover crop research and methods to implement in lease agreements; current cash rental rate and land value survey results; methods for determining fair rent for 2019; legal aspects of farmland leases including strategies for writing and terminating a farm lease; and ISU Extension and Outreach web-based and other resources.

June 12, 2018

Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach will offer two free identity theft learning sessions on Wednesday, August 8. One session will be offered from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. at the Sunshine Foods Deli in Rock Rapids. An alternate evening session will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Osceola Community Hospital in Sibley. Each program will provide up-to-date strategies to protect your financial and personal information.

June 11, 2018

Northwest Iowa beef and dairy producers depend on quality corn silage to build profitable rations. To help them accomplish this, the Iowa Beef Center and Iowa Extension Dairy Team are hosting the Northwest Iowa Corn Silage Clinic on August 28 at the Northwest Iowa Research and Demonstration Farm near Sutherland. Presentations will begin promptly at 9:00 a.m. and will break at 12:00 noon for lunch. The program will adjourn by 3:30 p.m. Each expert will be available to answer questions.

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