County News

August 8, 2019

Many Iowans head to the Iowa State Fair with their favorites in mind – things to do and see, new foods to try, exhibits and shows that can’t be missed. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, with a reputation for helping Iowans reach their goals, is ready to assist at state fair, too.

August 8, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach horticulturists answer questions about harvesting and storing potatoes grown for fall and winter use.

July 17, 2019

Landowners and tenants can improve their knowledge of current leasing issues during the annual statewide farmland leasing meetings.

July 16, 2019

Temperatures in the upper 90s and elevated humidity may cause feedlot cattle some heat stress issues.

July 2, 2019

Join us to support Pocahontas County 4-H Endowment 13th Annual Pie Auction!

July 2, 2019

 The Pocahontas County 4-H & FFA programs would like to invite you to the 2019 Fair Auction!!

June 27, 2019

Feedlot cattle may not be acclimated to summer temperatures yet and the fast warm up this weekend may cause some heat stress issues. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach beef veterinarian Grant Dewell offers timely reminders for producers.  

June 27, 2019

Learn about the art and science of farmland drainage in Iowa and the Upper Midwest.

June 26, 2019

As part of the Farm, Food and Enterprise Development Program, the Enterprise Development Team at Iowa State University Extension and Outreach can help with feasibility studies for startups, or more commonly, help an established business improve and find new ways to advance.

June 20, 2019

Cole crops is the general term used to describe broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, cauliflower, collards, kale and kohlrabi. Learn when to harvest these vegetables for nutritious, high quality produce.

June 20, 2019

Home gardeners will learn about growing sweet corn, cut flowers and tomatoes during this year’s Demonstration Garden Field Days, hosted by the Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms and ISU Extension and Outreach.

June 20, 2019

Agricultural professionals who attended the Iowa State University Soil Management and Land Valuation Conference in May expect a continued modest decline in land values, according to the June edition of the Ag Decision Maker newsletter.  

June 17, 2019

Nearly 150 youth in grades 8-12 participated in the fifth annual 4-H Connect Retreat at Iowa State University and Clover Woods Camping Center. The spring retreat connects youth to 4-H while celebrating Latino, Native American, Asian, African and Asian/African American cultures.

June 14, 2019

Producers can learn about the latest in agronomics and weed management during the annual Iowa State University Northwest Research and Demonstration Farm Field Day, July 10. 

June 14, 2019

When it comes to perennials, putting the right plant in the right garden location is key to plant survival with minimal gardener input. Iowa State University horticulturists guide gardeners to Iowa hardy perennials and point out ideal growing conditions.

June 6, 2019

New to this year’s clinic will be an extra day of training, education and discussion with a total of 19 scheduled learning sessions, covered by 15 Iowa State University Extension and Outreach specialists.

June 6, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach Community and Economic Development is now offering data literacy workshops to help Iowans learn the skills needed to understand, visualize, interpret and practice with data relevant to communities, organizations and counties.

June 6, 2019

The overall appearance of a lawn is directly related to the maintenance provided, so this week, Iowa State horticulturists answer questions related to summer lawn care.

June 5, 2019

When sorting through parenting advice, parents can consider research and experts, as well as their own reality. ISU Extension and Outreach’s Science of Parenting website provides research-based, trustworthy information to help parents make informed decisions.

June 3, 2019

Iowans of all ages will have the chance to experience modern dairy farming this June, as the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dairy Team celebrates dairy month across the state. 

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