County News

October 13, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County office will offer the Mosquito/Public Health Pest Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2020. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

October 13, 2020

A brand-new video on the benefits of summer cover crops with ISU Extension and Outreach horticulture specialists.

October 12, 2020

Summer vegetables can still be harvested late in the season, but it is important to know when to harvest.

October 9, 2020

A sense of loss, combined with the stress bought on with the pandemic, has left many people feeling sad, down, lonely and depressed. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, in collaboration with COVID Recovery Iowa, will begin offering an online program to provide education about feelings of grief and loss and how to manage and process them.
 

October 8, 2020

CropsTV will replace the Integrated Crop Management Conference, originally scheduled for Dec. 2-3, as well as the Crop Advantage Series.

October 7, 2020

Thirty-nine percent of all adult Americans are caring for an adult with a chronic health condition. Caregiving can be a stressful responsibility leading to poor health, mental distress and less life satisfaction for the caregiver. It can be challenging for caregivers to find the support that they need, says Barbara Dunn Swanson, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

October 6, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, if you are feeling worn down or discouraged, you are not alone. Cheryl Clark, a human sciences specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, offers some ideas for parenting through times of long-term crisis.  

October 6, 2020

The Back to Business Iowa podcast from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach features a discussion on rural broadband. 

October 5, 2020

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pocahontas County office will host an Aquatic, Forest and Right-of-Way Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators on Wednesday, Oct. 21, 2020. The program provided by the ISU Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) can be seen at office locations across Iowa.

October 2, 2020

Richard Jauron, the most recognizable voice behind the Iowa State University consumer horticulture effort, is retiring September 30.

October 1, 2020

Representatives of nonprofits, local government, schools and other organizations are encouraged to register for Grant Writing 101, which will be presented online by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach staff.  Grant Writing 101 will provide hands-on training in seeking and writing successful grant applications. 

September 30, 2020

Wine taste is a critical part of consumer satisfaction and this new guide from Iowa State University Extension and Outreach helps to reduce faults.

September 30, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing many Iowans to rethink when they will retire, whether sooner or later than they originally had planned. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach is delivering educational online workshops that address both scenarios.

September 29, 2020

After the farmers market season ends, many home-based food operators in Iowa are still able to prepare and sell foods from their home if they follow state regulations and food safety practices. To help them, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has created an online course, available 24/7.

September 28, 2020

Registration is now open for families to sign up for the free, On Their Own and OK program, offered virtually this fall.

September 25, 2020

It’s not the absence of conflict and anger that makes a relationship better – it’s how couples manage the conflict and anger they experience. That is the premise of a Sept. 30 virtual meeting to help couples elevate their relationship during the COVID-19 pandemic.

September 24, 2020

Service providers, volunteers and clergy members have established helping relationships with families and often assist in a range of issues, which frequently have a financial connection. ISU Extension and Outreach is offering a redesigned “Your Money, Your Goals” course to help these individuals empower people who are overwhelmed by their financial situation.

September 23, 2020

Every farmer should use personal safety skills this fall, according to Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

September 22, 2020

The Center for Agricultural Law and Taxation will offer its popular Federal Income Tax School this fall.

September 22, 2020

Educational sessions will highlight key aspects of forestry and forest bird life during the Oct. 1 virtual field day presented by Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

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