Shelby County

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach: Shelby County

 

Look to Shelby County Extension & Outreach and Iowa State University when you have decisions that affect your life.

OFFICE HOURS:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 
Shelby County Extension Office Will be Closed December 24th and 25th.

 

Shelby County Fair July 12-20 2020
 
Iowa State Fair August 13-23 2020
 

2019 Shelby County Farm Service Agency
County Committee Election

 

2019 Cash Rent Survey
2019 Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey
2019 Farmland Value Survey
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County News

November 26, 2019

AMES, Iowa - The weekend after Thanksgiving is traditionally when most Christmas tree buying occurs. Whether you cut your own tree or buy a precut tree there are several things to consider before buying and when selecting a fresh tree. Horticulture specialists with Iowa State University offer tips to make the most of your fresh tree. To have additional questions answered contact Hortline at hortline@iastate.edu or call 515-294-3108. 

November 19, 2019

Check out the monthly 4-H Newsletter to see all the great things happening this month.

November 14, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Shelby County office will offer the Commercial Ag Weed, Insect and Plant Disease Management Continuing Instruction Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 20, 2019. The program will be shown at locations across Iowa through the Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP).

November 7, 2019

You may be in the thick of harvest, but don't forget to cool stored grain. WIth forecast average day/night temperatures of 35 to 40 in the coming ten days, the time is right to cool any grain that went into the bin at higher temperatures. This article will review some tips and rule of thumb for cooling and storing grain through the winter. 

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October 29, 2019

ISU Extension and Outreach in Shelby County will host a 2020 Farm Bill Decisions meeting to discuss Program Rules and Regulations, the ARC or PLC decision and Farm Stress Management.  Speakers include ISU Extension and Outreach Farm Business Management specialists and Human Science specialists along with the USDA Farm Service Agency.  The meeting will take place on December 4, 2019 at 1:00 pm at the Elk Horn Town Hall in Elk Horn, IA. Registration is free.  If you have any questions, please contact the ISU Extension and Outreach office in Shelby County at 712-755-3104. 

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